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Bivalvia Veneroida Mactridae 

Mactra pellucida Gmelin, 1791

Type of listing: Entry in a Synonymy

Senior name:

Meropesta pellucida (Gmelin, 1791)


[cites Chemnitz, 1782: p. 235, t.24, f.234; according to this belongs to genus Psammophila and generic placement is problematic] Gmelin, J.F. 1791. p.3260
New Guinea


 Vongpanich, V. 2000. p.492 Type locality


                  Mactridae Lamarck, 1809
                    Lutrariinae H. & A. Adams, 1856
                      Meropesta Iredale, 1929
                        Meropesta pellucida (Gmelin, 1791)
                          Mactra pellucida Gmelin, 1791


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=17120) created by on unknown date. Record not subsequently updated.