OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Bivalvia Pterioida Pteriidae 

Pinctada capensis (Sowerby, 1889)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Pteria margaritifera (non Linnaeus, 1758) of Odhner 1923: 4. auct.
   Avicula (Meleagrina) capensis Sowerby, 1889


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaSouth Africa
     Kilburn, R. N. .  


 Barnard, K.H. 1964. p.413, fig. 11 a-c General reference
 Kilburn, R. N. .  General reference
 Kilburn, R.N. & Rippey, E. 1982. p.161, pl. 37, fig. 3, textfig. 121 General reference
 Ranson, G. 1961. p.39, pl. 20-22, textfigs 10 A-B, 1-11 General reference
 Steyn, D.G. & Lussi, M. 1998. p.204, fig. 828 General reference


                  Pteriidae Gray, 1847
                    Pinctada Röding, 1798
                      Pinctada capensis (Sowerby, 1889)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=106489) created by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2004-10-10. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2004-10-10.