Ctenoides annulata   (Lamarck,  1819) (File Clam)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Bivalvia
Order:Pteriomorpha incertae sedis

Image copyrights: 1995, Animal Pictures Archive

Size: Length 7.06-9.45 mm; height 9.78-13.08 mm; thickness 3.42-4.10 mm

Synonym (s)
Lima (Lima) annulata Prashad, 1932
Lima annulata Lamarck, 1819
Lima (Ctenoides) annulata Cernohorsky, 1972
Ctenoides ferescabra Patel, 1983
Ctenoides annulatus (Lamarck, 1819)
Ctenoides ferescabra Iredale, 1939
Ctenoides minimus Hayami & Kase, 1993
Lima annulata Lamarck, 1819
Lima brunnea Cooke, 1886

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats



• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andaman Islands (Lat: 10) (Long: 93) INDIA
• Orissa, Chilika Lake INDIA (Record: 1995)
• Orissa, Ganjam Coast INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Gujarat, Gulf of Kachchh INDIA (Record: 1991)

Literature Source(s)
  • Jothinayagam, JT (1987) Cephalopoda of the Madras cost (Zoological Survey of India) Technical monograph no 15 The Director ZSI, Calcutta 85
  • 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
  • OBIS Indo-Pacific molluscan database Available at - http://clade.ansp.org/obis/find_mollusk.html
  • Oliver, GP and Anna, HM (2004) Cryptic bivalves with descriptions of new species from the Rodrigues lagoon Journal of Natural History Taylor and Francis 38 3175-3227 Available at - www.tandf.co.uk/journals
  • Allen, GR (2005) Reef fishes of northwestern Madagascar RAP Bulletin of Biological Assessment 31 39-48
  • Rao, NVS; Rao, KVS and Manna, RN (1995) Mollusca Wetland ecosystem series 1: Fauna of Chilka lake ZSI, Calcutta 391-468 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

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