Sunetta (Sunetta) effosa   (Hanley)  (Clam)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order:Veneroida
Family:Veneridae

Description
Size: Length 21.00-28.40 mm; height 16.18-22.05 mm

It closely resembles Sunetta meroe, but differs from it in having an elongately triangular shape, slightly truncated posterior margin and more rounded ribs.


Synonym (s)
Cytherea effosa Hanley 1842
Sunetta (Sunetta) effosa Ray 1977

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Orissa, Mahanadi Estuary (Lat: 20.32) (Long: 86.75) INDIA
• Orissa, Puri INDIA (Record: 08/06/1938)
• Orissa, Gopalpur INDIA (Record: 30/03/1973)
• Tamil Nadu, Chennai INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Maharashtra, Mumbai INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Persian Gulf (Record: 1991)
• Red Sea (Record: 1991)
• SRI LANKA (Record: 1991)

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 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
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org

Page last updated on:2009-10-12

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