Corbula modesta [Status Unaccepted]   Reeve,  1843 (Clam)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order:Myoida
Family:Corbulidae

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Description
Size: 10- 20 mm.

Color: White with purple lines

Solid, distinct posterior keel, wide flattened concentric bands which themselves have fine concentric striations.


Synonym (s)
Aloidis modesta Reeve, 1843

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Sandy, Coastal

Biogeography


• Andhra Pradesh, Vishakhapatnam INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Nagabhushanam, AK and Krishnan, S (1993) Observations on the distribution of some of the marine organism inhabiting the inter-tidal zone along the western continental shelf of the Bay of Bengal, with particular reference to the Tamil Nadu coastal strip Records of the Zoological Survey of India 93(3-4) 449-490 Available at - ZSI, Pune
  • Ganesh, T; Raman, AV and Rao, KVS (2006) New records of marine molluscs from the northeast coast of India, Bay of Bengal Journal of the Bomaby Natural History Society BNHS, India 103(1) 29-33 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Hosseinzadeh, H; Daghoghi, B and Rameshi, H (2001) Atlas of the Persian Gulf molluscs Oman sea fisheries research center, Oman 208 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

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