Pholas chiloensis   Molina,  1782 (Clam)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order:Myoida
Family:Pholadidae

Description

Synonym (s)
Pholas chiloensis var. parva G.B. Sowerby I, 1834
Pholas dilecta Pilsbry & Lowe, 1932
Pholas laqueata G.B. Sowerby II, 1849
Pholas macrostoma Philippi, 1858
Pholas retifer Mörch, 1861

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Lakshadweep, Amini 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
  • Nair, N.B.; Dharmaraj, K (1983) Marine wood boring molluscs of the Lakshadweep archipelago. Indian Journal of Marine Sciences Scientific Publishers 12(2) 96-99 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, 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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