Dosinia (Asa) tumida   (Gray,  1838) (Clam)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order:Veneroida
Family:Veneridae

Description
Size: Length 21.00-39.35 mm; height 20.60-38.18 mm; thickness 12.10 mm

Surface sculptured with coarse concentric ribs, ribs distant.


Synonym (s)
Cytherea tumida Gray, 1838
Dosinia (Asa) tumida Fischer-Piette, 1976

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Orissa, Mahanadi Estuary (Lat: 20.32) (Long: 86.75) INDIA
• Orissa, Satpara Bay INDIA (Record: 1913)
• Orissa, Manikpatna INDIA (Record: 1955)
• Orissa, Chandipur INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Orissa, Chandbali INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Orissa, Paradwip Port INDIA (Record: 31/01/1972)
• Orissa, Gopalpur INDIA (Record: 21/02/1948)
• Orissa, Chhatrapur INDIA (Record: 24/11/1962)
• Andhra Pradesh, Vishakhapatnam INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Tamil Nadu, Tuticorin INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Tamil Nadu, Tharangambadi INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Karnataka, Karwar INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Goa INDIA (Record: 1991)
• Maharashtra, Mumbai INDIA (Record: 1991)
• SRI LANKA (Record: 1991)
• Gulf of Aden (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 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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