Bankia campanellata   Moll & Roch,  1931 (Shipworm)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order:Myoida
Family:Teredinidae

Description

Synonym (s)
Bankia campanellata Moll and Roch 1931
Bankia campanellata Turner 1966
Bankia campanellata Subba Rao 1968
Bankia bengalensis Nair, 1954
Bankia katherinae Clench & Turner, 1946
Teredo campanulata Sowerby, 1875

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Open Sea

Biogeography


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andaman Islands (Lat: 10) (Long: 93) INDIA
• West Bengal, Sundarbans (Lat: 21.5) (Long: 88.17) INDIA
• Orissa, Mahanadi Estuary (Lat: 20.32) (Long: 86.75) INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Pulicat Lake (Lat: 13.67) (Long: 80.17) INDIA
• Andhra Pradesh, Vishakhapatnam Harbour INDIA (Record: 1999)
• Kerala, Kochi, Willingdon Island INDIA (Record: 1999)
• Orissa INDIA (Record: 10/11/1962, 26/02/1964, 02/03/1964-05/03/1964)
• West Bengal, Sundarbans INDIA (Record: 1991)
• West Bengal, Diamond Harbour INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Andhra Pradesh, Vishakhapatnam INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Andhra Pradesh, Godavari Estuary INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Andhra Pradesh, Machilipatnam INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Andhra Pradesh, Nizampatnam INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Tamil Nadu, Chennai INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Palk Bay INDIA
• Andhra Pradesh, Bhimunipatnam (Lat: 17.88) (Long: 83.46) INDIA
• Andhra Pradesh, kapula uppada INDIA
• Andhra Pradesh, Rishikonda INDIA
• Andra Pradesh, Visakhapatnam, Sagar Nagar INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands INDIA
• Lakshadweep INDIA
• 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
  • Zoological Survey of India (Eds.) (1998) Fauna Of Mahanadi estuary, Orissa Estuarine ecosystem series no 3 ZSI, Kolkata 1-218 Available at - ZSI, Pune
  • Vishwakiran, Y; Thakur, NL; Raghukumar, S; Yennawar, PL and Anil, AC (2001) Spatial and temporal distribution of fungi and wood borers in the coastal tropical waters of Goa, India Botanica Marina Walter de Gruyter Berlin 44(1) 47–56 Available at - http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/BOT.2001.007
  • Mandal, AK and Nandi, NC (1989) Fauna of Sundarban mangrove ecosystem, West Bengal, India Fauna of Conservations 3 35431 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Balaji, M; Rao, MV and Rao, KS (1999) Natural resistance of ten species of catamaran grade timber to marine wood borer attack at Visakhapatnam and Kochi harbours Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India The Marine Biological Association of India, Cochin 41(1&2) 96-102 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Rao, NVS; Rao, KVS and Maitra, S (1991) Marine molluscs State fauna series 1: Fauna of Orissa Zoological Survey of India, Calcutta Part 3 1-175 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Nair, NB and Dharmaraj, K (1980) Wood boring molluscs of the Palk bay and the Gulf of Mannar Mahasagar- Bulletin of the National Institute of Oceanography NIO, Goa 13(3) 249-260 Available at - ijs.nio.org/index.php/msagar/article/download/1550/1528
  • Rao, MV; Balaji, M; Pachu, AV (2008) Marine wood borers of Bhimunipatnam - Visakhapatnam coast, Bay of Bengal, India. Journal of the Timber Development Association of India Timber Development Association of India 54(1-4) 59-77 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Roy, MKD (2006) Marine wood-borers of Andaman and Nicobar islands with key to species Journal of Environment and Sociobiology Social Environmental and Biological Association, Kolkata, India 3(2) 131-142 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Rao, MV; Pati, SK; D. Swain; and Sharma, RM Marine wood-borers Zoological Survey of India 1-5 Available at - http://zsi.gov.in/checklist/Marine%20Wood%20borers.pdf

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