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Bivalvia Pterioida Pinnidae 

Pinna deltodes Menke, 1843

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Pinna deltodes Menke, 1843
   Pinna scapula Hedley, 1924
   Exitopinna deltodes ultra Iredale, 1939

Common Name

Scapula Razor Shell p.69, text fig. 64, 7      Allan, J. 1950.  
Deltoid Razor Clam p.40, pl.41A      Wilson, B 2002.  


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  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-Malaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificLord Howe (Australia)


depth: continental shelf [ maximum depth 140m ]
depth: intertidal 
habitat: coral reef [ coral blocks and heads ]
habitat: rock reef 
substrate: rocks 


 Allan, J. 1950. p.69, text fig. 64, 7 [ illustration, description, distribution and habitat ]  General reference
 Hedley, C. 1924. p.148, pl. 20, figs. 6, 7 [ as P. scapula; description, distribution ]  General reference
 Hedley, C. 1924. p.150 [ distribution and habitat ]  General reference
 Iredale, T. 1939. p.315, pl. 4, fig. 17 [ as Exitopinna deltodes ultra; description, habitat, distribution ]  New combination
 Lamprell, K. & Whitehead, T. 1992. p.14, pl. 5, fig. 28 [ synonymy, distribution, description, habitat ]  General reference
 Rosewater, J. 1961. p.196 Synonomy
 Scheltema, A. 1983. p.38 [revision of species]  General reference
 Scheltema, A. 1983. p.37-52 [revision of Pinna deltodes]  Synonomy


                  Pinnidae Leach, 1819
                    Pinna Linnaeus, 1758
                      Pinna deltodes Menke, 1843


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=16126) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2004-01-19.