Cardites antiquata   (Linnaeus)  (Clam)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order:Carditoida
Family:Carditidae

Image copyrights: G. & Ph. Poppe

Description
Size: Length 7.24-43.90 mm; height 7.24-35.30 mm


Synonym (s)
Chama antiquata Linnaeus 1758
Cardita bicolor Lamarck 1819
Cardita antiquata Satyamurti 1956

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Orissa, Mahanadi Estuary (Lat: 20.32) (Long: 86.75) INDIA
• Orissa, Manikpatna INDIA (Record: 1955)
• Orissa, Chilika Lake INDIA (Record: 1985, 1986)
• Tamil Nadu, Kundugal Point INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Orissa, Paradwip INDIA (Record: 09/09/1973)
• Orissa, Puri INDIA (Record: 08/06/1938, 14/11/1962-17/11/1962)
• Orissa, Manikpatna beach INDIA (Record: 01/01/1955)
• Orissa, Konark INDIA (Record: 19/11/1962-20/11/1962)
• Orissa, Chandrabhaga beach INDIA (Record: 17/03/1973)
• Orissa, Chhatrapur INDIA (Record: 24/11/1962)
• Orissa, Gopalpur INDIA (Record: 30/03/1973)
• Tamil Nadu, Chennai INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Pondicherry INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Tamil Nadu, Krusadai Island INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Tamil Nadu, Tuticorin INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Goa INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Maharashtra, Mumbai INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Gujarat, Gulf of Kachchh INDIA (Record: 1991)
• SRI LANKA (Record: 1991)
• Orissa, Tonda INDIA (Record: 1954)

Literature Source(s)
  • Zoological Survey of India (Eds.) (1998) Fauna Of Mahanadi estuary, Orissa Estuarine ecosystem series no 3 ZSI, Kolkata 1-218 Available at - ZSI, 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
  • Poppe, GT and Poppe, P (1996) Conchology, Inc. Conchology, Inc. Available at - http://www.conchology.be/en/home/home.php

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