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Bivalvia Veneroida Tellinidae 

Tellinella pulcherrima (Sowerby, 1825)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Tellina pulcherrima Sowerby, 1825


{central Queensland, Great Barrier Reef and coastal to Torres Strait {Lampr1992x60} Indo-Pacific, Philippines, South China Sea, Taiwan to Honshu, Japan fs17{Bernard&Cai&Morton1993} fs17 }

  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-China
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaJapan
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaSouth China Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaTaiwan


depth: continental shelf [{to 50 metres {Bernard&Cai&Morton1993}}]
depth: intertidal 
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal [{to 16 metres {Lampr1992x60} }]
substrate: sand 


 Bernard, F.R., Cai, Y.Y. & Morton, B. 1993. p.89 Secondary source
 Lamprell, K. & Whitehead, T. 1992. p.88, no. 295 [{as Tellina (Tellinella) pulcherrima Sowerby, 1825}]  Alternate taxonomic arrangement


                  Tellinidae *
                      Tellinella Mörch, 1853
                        Tellinella pulcherrima (Sowerby, 1825)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=17219) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2002-02-26.