OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

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Bivalvia Veneroida Tellinidae 

Tellinella asperrima (Hanley, 1844)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Tellina asperrima Hanley, 1844
   Tellinella asperrima (Hanley, 1844)
   Tellina squamulosa A. Adams, 1850


Only known from Exmouth Gulf{Lampr1992x60} Indo-Pacific, Australia, Philippines, South China Sea, Taiwan, Okinawa to Honshu, Japan {Bernard&Cai&Morton1993}

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-China


depth: intertidal 
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal [{to 20 metres f1{Bernard&Cai&Morton1993}f2fs24 f0fs17 }]
substrate: sand 


 Bernard, F.R., Cai, Y.Y. & Morton, B. 1993. p.89 Secondary source
 Lamprell, K. & Whitehead, T. 1992. p.90, no. 297 General reference
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.148 General reference


                  Tellinidae *
                      Tellinella Mörch, 1853
                        Tellinella asperrima (Hanley, 1844)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=17223) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by benamy on 2002-09-17.