Clementia vatheleti   Mabille  (Clam)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order:Veneroida
Family:Veneridae

Description
Size: Length 5.75-14.65 mm; height 5.35-13.60 mm; thickness 2.90-10.25 mm

Shell thin, fragile; lunule indistinct, depressed; laterals absent; surface with irregular concentric ribs.


Synonym (s)
Clementia vatheleti Mabille 1901
Clementia annandalei Preston 1914
Clementia annandalei Annandale and Kemp 1916
Clementia vatheleti Fischer Piette and Vakudinovic 1972

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Orissa, Off Balugaon INDIA (Record: 1913)
• Orissa, Balugaon INDIA (Record: 1913)
• Orissa, Nalabana INDIA (Record: 1913)
• Orissa, Barnikuda INDIA (Record: 1913)
• Orissa, Baramuha INDIA (Record: 1985)
• Andhra Pradesh, Kakinada Bay INDIA (Record: 2005)
• West Bengal, Port Canning INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Orissa, Birds' dropping Island INDIA (Record: 1985)
• Orissa, Parahara 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
  • microseashell.com Available at - http://microseashell.com/index.htm
  • Raut, D; Ganesh, T; Murty, NVSS and Raman, AV (2005) Macrobenthos of Kakinada Bay in the Godavari delta, East coast of India: comparing decadal changes Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science Elsevier 62(4) 609-620 Available at - http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2004.09.029
  • 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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