Amygdalum watsoni   (Smith E. A.)  (Mussel)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order:Mytiloida
Family:Mytilidae

Description
Size: Length 9.90-31.25 mm; height 5.25-15.55 mm; thickness 3.68-13.06 mm

In young shells dorsal margin has a median angle towards posterior side and ventral margin is more concave. Umbonal keel is prominent. Young shells closely agree with Modiolus undulatus but differ in the absence of zic zic marking and in having narrower shells.


Synonym (s)
Modiola watsoni Smith 1885
Modiola watsoni Smith 1895
Modiola watsoni Smith 1904
Modiolus (Amygdalum) watsoni Prashad 1932

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Demersal,Sandy,Muddy

Biogeography