OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Bivalvia Ostreoida Pectinidae 

Amusium pleuronectes (Linnaeus, 1758)

Type of listing: Name in current use


Included taxa

   Amusium pleuronectes pleuronectes (Linnaeus, 1758)
   Amusium pleuronectes australiae Habe, 1964

Common Name

Delicate Saucer Scallop p.282      Allan, J. 1950.  
Asian Moon scallop or hoi shell (Th.) p.104      Nateewathana, A. 1995.  
Takasago-tsukihi B499 [Higo et al, 1999, species number: B499]       Higo, S., Callomon, P. & Goto, Y. 1999.  


West Pacific from Japan to Australia and the Indian Ocean

  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaGulf of Thailand


 Lamprell, K. & Whitehead, T. 1992. p.18 General reference
 Nateewathana, A. 1995. p.104 Distribution
 Rombouts, A. 1991. p.4, pl. 3, fig. 3 [ Description, distribution ]  General reference


                    Pectinidae Wilkes, 1810
                      Amusium Röding, 1798
                        Amusium pleuronectes (Linnaeus, 1758)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=16229) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Paul J. Morris on 2004-02-25.