Bankia bipennata   (Turton,  1819) (Shipworm)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Bivalvia


Synonym (s)
Bankia bagidaensis Roch, 1929
Bankia johnsoni Bartsch, 1927
Bankia kingyokuensis Roch, 1929
Bankia lineata Nair, 1955
Teredo bipennata Turton, 1819
Teredo cucullata Jeffreys, 1860
Teredo pennatifera Blainville, 1828
Xylotrya pennatifera (Blainville, 1828)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats



• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andaman Islands (Lat: 10) (Long: 93) INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Middle Andaman (Lat: 12.5) (Long: 92.83) INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Mayabunder INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, South Andaman (Lat: 10) (Long: 93) INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Nair, NB and Salim, M (1994) Marine timber destroying organisms of the Andaman-Nicobar Islands and the Lakshadweep Archipelago Occasional paper no 159 Records of the Zoological Survey of India ZSI 87 pp
  • Subba Rao, NV and Dey, A (2000) Catalogue of marine molluscs of Andaman and Nicobar Islands Occasional paper no 187 Records of the Zoological Survey of India ZSI 1-323 Available at - NCL, Pune
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • Das, AK and Roy, MKD (1989) A general account of the mangrove fauna of Andaman and Nicobar islands Fauna of conservation areas Zoological survey of India 1-152 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Rao, MV; Pati, SK; D. Swain; and Sharma, RM Marine wood-borers Zoological Survey of India 1-5 Available at -

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