Theora (Theora) opalina   (Hinds)  (Clam)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order:Euheterodonta incertae sedis
Family:Semelidae

Description
Size: Length 4.25-15.75 mm; height 2.35-8.92 mm; thickness 1.10 mm

Shell oval in shape, thin, transluscent, compressed, smooth; posterior part without keel; pallial sinus deep.


Synonym (s)
Neaera opalina Hinds 1843
Theora opalina Preston 1914
Theora opalina Preston 1915
Theora opalina Annandale and Kemp 1916
Theora opalina Ray 1968

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Orissa, Barkuda INDIA (Record: 1913, 1991)
• Orissa, Brahmapur INDIA (Record: 1995)
• Orissa, Balugaon INDIA (Record: 1913, 1991)
• Orissa, Kaluparaghat INDIA (Record: 1913, 1991)
• Orissa, Nalabana INDIA (Record: 1913, 1985)
• Orissa, Samal Island INDIA (Record: 1985)
• Orissa, Baramuha INDIA (Record: 1985)
• Orissa, Barakul INDIA (Record: 1985)
• Orissa, Satpara INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Orissa, Off Puri INDIA (Record: 24/03/1916-29/03/1916)
• West Bengal, Mooriganga Estuary INDIA (Record: 1991)
• West Bengal, Sagar Island INDIA (Record: 1991)
• West Bengal, Port Canning INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Tamil Nadu, Ennore INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Tamil Nadu, Chennai INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Kerala, Malabar Coast INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Kerala, Kochi INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Maharashtra, Mumbai INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Orissa, Birds' dropping Island INDIA (Record: 1985)
• Orissa, Umbakona INDIA (Record: 1985)
• Orissa, Sidhakona INDIA (Record: 1985)
• Orissa, Gaurangapatna INDIA (Record: 1985)

Literature Source(s)
  • 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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