Felania chilkaensis   Preston  (Clam)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order:Euheterodonta incertae sedis
Family:Ungulinidae

Description
Size: Length 9.90-13.94 mm; height 6.64-13.90 mm; thickness 3.28-6.70 mm

Umbo elevated, posterior margin suddenly slopes, rounded; umbonal area light brown; outer surface olive brown.


Synonym (s)
Diplodonta (Felania) chilkaensis Preston 1914
Diplodonta (Felania) chilkaensis Preston 1915
Diplodonta (Felania) chilkaensis Annandale and Kemp 1916

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Orissa, South Satpara INDIA (Record: 1913, 1991)
• Orissa, Manikpatna INDIA (Record: 1913, 1991)
• Orissa, Chilika Lake INDIA (Record: 1913, 1985)
• Orissa, Barkul INDIA (Record: 1913, 1991)
• Orissa, Gopalpur INDIA (Record: 27/11/1962)
• Orissa, Kusabhadra River mouth INDIA (Record: 01/12/1977)

Literature Source(s)
  • Dey, AR and Mitra, SC (2004) Records of the Zoological Survey of India Zoological Survey of India ZSI, 234/4, AJC Bose Road, 2nd MSO Building, (13th Floor), Nizam Palace, Kolkata-700 020 228 35431 Available at - NCL, Pune
  • 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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