Ctena bella   (Conrad,  1837) (Clam)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order:Lucinoida
Family:Lucinidae

Image copyrights: Guido T. Poppe & Philippe Poppe

Description
Color: Shell white externally and internally

Shell orbicular, sculptured with fine concentric growth lines, prominent radial ribs, ribs tuberculate. Lunule deep.


Synonym (s)
Lucina bella Conrad, 1837
Lucina (Codakia) bella Hornell, 1921
Ctena bella Abbot and Dance, 1982

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Lakshadweep INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Surya Rao, KV and Subba Rao, NV (1991) Mollusca State fauna series 2: Fauna of Lakshadweep ZSI, Calcutta 273-362 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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