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Bivalvia Pterioida Pinnidae 

Pinna bicolor Gmelin, 1791

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Subitopinna menkei auct.
   Pinna cumingii auct
   Pinna angustana auct
   Pinna bicolor Gmelin, 1791
   Pinna dolabrata Lamarck, 1819
   Pinna atropurpurea Sowerby, 1825
   Pinna deltodes Menke, 1843
   Pinna trigonium Dunker, 1852
   Pinna rostellum Hanley, 1858
   Pinna regia Reeve, 1858
   Pinna attenuata Reeve, 1858
   Pinna verspertina Reeve, 1858
   Pinna euglypta Reeve, 1858
   Pinna menkei Reeve, 1858
   Pinna mutica Reeve, 1858
   Pinna fumata Reeve, 1858
   Pinna madida Reeve, 1858
   Pinna electrina Reeve, 1858
   Pinna stutchburii Reeve, 1859
   Pinna fimbriatula Reeve, 1859
   Pinna inermis Tate, 1887
   Pinna rollei Clessin, 1891
   Pinna molluccensis Clessin, 1891
   Pinna atrata Clessin, 1891
   Pinna epica Jousseaume, 1894
   Pinna cochlearis H. Fischer, 1901
   Pinna natalensis Smith, 1906
   Pinna scapula Hedley, 1924
   Pinna isosceles Hedley, 1924
   Pinna menkei caviterga Hedley, 1924
   Pinna densicostata Turton, 1932
   Exitopinna deltodes ultra Iredale, 1939

Common Name

Bicoloured Pinna Shell p.34, pl. 75 [according to author, also sometimes called a Razor Clam]      Coleman, N. 1981.  
Common Razor Clam p.38, pl.39D      Wilson, B 2002.  
Menke's Razor Shell p.269      Allan, J. 1950.  


east Africa to Melanesia

  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)New South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Australian Bight
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricS Gulfs coast
  ABRS Regions
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceania
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaSouth Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast Africa
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian Ocean
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian Ocean
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-China
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceania
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed SeaSaudi Arabia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed SeaSudan
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaDjibouti
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaGulf of Aden
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanIndia (E)
     Hylleberg, J. & Kilburn, R.N. 2002. p.59 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.318 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaChinaHong Kong (Xianggang)
     Valentich-Scott, P. 2003. p.272 


depth: intertidal 
habitat: intertial flats       Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.58 
habitat: rock reef [ reef flats ]
substrate: mud       Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.58 
substrate: sand [ Imbedded in muddy sand ]


 Clessin, S., Küster, H.C. and Dunker, W. 1891. p.55 [pl. 23, fig. 1; as Pinna cumingii Hanley; pl. 39, fig. 2 not Pinna vespertina Reeve, 1858; not Pinna angustana Lamarck, 1819]  General reference
 Coleman, N. 1981. p.34, pl. 75 [ common name, habitat, habit and distribution ]  General reference
 Cotton, B.C. 1961. p.80, fig. 68 [ as P. dolabrata; illustration, description, habitat, distribution ]  General reference
 Cotton, B.C. 1961. p.81, fig. 69 [ as Subitopinna virgata; illustration, description, distribution ]  General reference
 Habe, T. 1953. p.170, pl. 9, figs, 1, 2 [ as Atrina (Servatrina) epica; illustration, synonymy, description, habitat, distribution ]  General reference
 Habe, T. 1953. p.185, pl. 27, fig. 13 [ as Pinna (Cyrtopinna) attenuata; synonymy, illustration ]  Synonomy
 Habe, T. 1964. p.171, pl. 52, fig. 2 [ illustration, description and distribution ]  General reference
 Habe, T. 1964. p.172, pl. 52, fig. 9 [ as P. (Exitopinna) epica; illustration, description ]  General reference
 Hedley, C. 1924. p.144, pl. 20 fig. 9, pl. 21, figs. 14, 15 [ as P. dolabrata; synonymy, illustration, description, habitat ]  General reference
 Hedley, C. 1924. p.145, pl. 19, fig. 1 [ as P. isosceles; illustration, description. distribution ]  General reference
 Hedley, C. 1924. p.146 [ as Subitopinna madida; synonymy; description, distribution ]  General reference
 Hedley, C. 1924. p.147, pl. 19, figs. 2, 3 [ as Subitopinna menkei; description, illustration, synonymy, distribution ]  General reference
 Hedley, C. 1924. p.147, pl. 20, fig. 8 [ as Subitopinna menkei var. caviterga; description, distribution, illustration ]  General reference
 Hedley, C. 1924. p.149, pl. 19, figs, 4, 5 [ as P. virgata; illustration, description, distribution ]  General reference
 Hedley, C. 1924. p.142 [ as P. attenuata; synonymy ]  Synonomy
 Hedley, C. 1924. p.143 [ as P. fumata; synonymy ]  Synonomy
 Iredale, T. 1939. p.313 [ as Subitopinna madida; description, distribution ]  General reference
 Iredale, T. 1939. [ 312 as Subitopinna menkei; 313 as P. virgata; 314 as Cyrtopinna stutchburri; Synonymy, Description, Distribution and Discussion of taxa ]  General reference
 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.9 General reference
 Kay, E.A. 1979. p.515, fig. A [ illustration, description and distribution ]  General reference
 Lamprell, K. & Whitehead, T. 1992. p.14, pl. 5, fig. 26 [ synonymy, description, habitat and distribution ]  General reference
 McMichael, D.F. 1960. p.20, fig. 10 [ as P. menkei; illustration, description, distribution, habitat ]  General reference
 Odhner, N.H. 1917. p.52, no. 16, pl. 7 [ distribution, habitat and description ]  General reference
 Odhner, N.H. 1919. p.3, fig. 1 [ description, illustration ]  General reference
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.58 General reference
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.58 Biology and ecology
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.58 Distribution
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.58 Anatomy
 Reeve, L.A. 1858. pl. 27, fig. 52 [ not Pinna angustana Lamarck, 1819 ]  General reference
 Rosewater, J. 1961. p.193 Synonomy
 Satyamurti, S.T. 1956. p.55, pl. 8, fig. 2 [ synonymy, description and distribution ]  General reference
 Satyamurti, S.T. 1956. p.54, pl. 8, fig. 1 [ as P. atropurpurea; synonymy, description, illustration, distribution, habitat ]  General reference
 Smith, E.A. 1891. p.433 [ distribution, description ]  General reference
 Tate, R. 1887. p.71, pl. 4, fig. 5 [ as P. inermis; illustration, description, habitat, distribution ]  General reference
 Wells, F.E. & Bryce, C.W. 1986. p.154, pl. 571 [ illustration ]  General reference


                  Pinnidae Leach, 1819
                    Pinna Linnaeus, 1758
                      Pinna bicolor Gmelin, 1791


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=16092) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-04-21.