New record of Bathytormus acuminatus (Kobelt, 1885) from India (Mollusca, Bivalvia, Crassatellidae)



Bathytormus acuminatus, was first described by Kobelt in 1885 from Singapore and never been reported after the original description. However, during the previous survey conducted by the scientist of the Zoological Survey of India, B. acuminatus was collected from 30 m off Gangavaram coast of Andhra Pradesh coastal water, India. The current study provides updates on the distribution and nomenclature of B. acuminatus in Indian Ocean waters.


East coast; taxonomy; distribution; heterodonta; new record; India

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