Dosinia histrio   (Gmelin,  1784) (Clam)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Bivalvia

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Synonym (s)
Venus histrio Gmelin, 1791
Artemis lenticularis G.B. Sowerby II, 1852
Artemis lirata G.B. Sowerby II, 1852
Artemis scabra Philippi, 1849
Artemis variegata Gray, 1838
Pardosinia alma Iredale, 1929
Venus australis Quoy & Gaimard, 1835
Venus histrio Gmelin, 1791

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats



• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andamans INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Corbyn's Cove INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • 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 -
  • Oliver, PG; Holmes, AM; Killeen, lJ and Wood, H (2004) Annotated checklist of the marine Bivalvia of Rodrigues Journal of Natural History Taylor and Francis 38 3229-3272 Available at -
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • Kiich Available at -

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