OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Bivalvia Veneroida Mesodesmatidae 

Paphies (Atactodea) striata (Gmelin, 1791)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Crassatella striata auct.
   Mactra striata Gmelin, 1791
   Atactodea striata (Gmelin, 1791)
   Mactra glabrata Gmelin, 1791
   Mesodesma trigona Deshayes, 1853

Common Name

Striated Little Trough shell/Triangle shell p.352      Allan, J. 1950.  


widely ranging in the Indo-Pacific region including Japan (upto Kii Peninsula, Honshu)

  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaJapanHonshu
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaJapan
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaChina
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Northern Territory
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Western Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificTuvalu (Ellice Islands)Funafuti
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificNew Caledonia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
     Dekker, H. & Orlin, Z. 2000. p.12 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanIndia (E)
     Hylleberg, J. & Kilburn, R.N. 2002. p.66 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaChinaHong Kong (Xianggang)
     Valentich-Scott, P. 2003. p.296 


depth: intertidal 
substrate: sand [ ]


 Habe, T. 1952. p.169 Distribution
 Hedley, C. 1899. p.503 Distribution
 Lamprell, K. & Whitehead, T. 1992. p.86 General reference
 Sakurai, K. & Habe, T. 1973. p.5 Distribution
 Zhuang, Q. 1978. p.69 [ distribution; synonymy; description ]  Secondary source


                  Mesodesmatidae Gray, 1840
                    Mesodesmatinae Gray, 1840
                      Paphies Lesson, 1830
                        Paphies (Atactodea) Dall, 1895
                          Paphies (Atactodea) striata (Gmelin, 1791)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=17172) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-09-17.