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Bivalvia Pterioida Pinnidae 

Atrina (Servatrina) tasmanica (Tenison-Woods, 1876)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Atrina dumosa auct
   Pinna tasmanica Tenison-Woods, 1876
   Atrina tasmanica var. dumosa Hedley, 1924

Common Name

Tasmanian Razor Shell p.269, text fig. 64, no. 6 [Also known as Fan Mussel and Razor Edge]      Allan, J. 1950.  
Fan Mussel p.269      Allan, J. 1950.  
Razor Edge p.269      Allan, J. 1950.  


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricBass Strait
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricTas. coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)Tasmania
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaVictoria
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaTasmania
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)New South Wales
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)Victoria


depth: continental shelf [ fairly deep water, 15-45 fms ]
habit: infaunal [ probably buried in sandy mud ]
substrate: mud [ probably buried in sandy mud ]
substrate: sand 


  . p.258 [ as P. tasmanica; synonymy, habitat ]  General reference
 Allan, J. 1950. p.269, text fig. 64, no. 6 [ illustration, description, distribution, habitat ]  General reference
 Cotton, B.C. 1961. p.82, fig. 70 [ as A. dumosa; description, illustration, locality ]  General reference
 Cotton, B.C. & Godfrey, F.K. 1938. p.85, fig. 71 [ as Atrina dumosa ]  Alternate taxonomic arrangement
 Hedley, C. 1924. p.152, pl. 20, fig. 13 [ synonymy, description, illustration, habitat, distribution ]  General reference
 Hedley, C. 1924. p.153 [ as A. tasmanica var dumosa; synonymy, description, distribution ]  General reference
 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.10 General reference
 Lamprell, K. & Whitehead, T. 1992. p.14, pl. 5, fig. 31 [ illustration, synonymy, description, habitat, distribution ]  General reference
 Macpherson, J.H. & Gabriel, C.J. 1962. p.298, fig. 339 [ illustration, description, distribution, habitat ]  General reference
 May, W.L. 1923. [ as P. tasmanica; illustration, description, distribution, habitat ]  General reference
 Rosewater, J. 1961. p.218  General reference
 Rosewater, J. 1961. p.218 Synonomy
 Smith, E.A. 1885. p.283 [ as P. tasmanica; habitat, description and discussion of taxonomy ]  General reference


                  Pinnidae Leach, 1819
                    Atrina Gray, 1842
                      Atrina (Servatrina) Iredale, 1939
                        Atrina (Servatrina) tasmanica (Tenison-Woods, 1876)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=16178) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-02-11.