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Bivalvia Veneroida Tellinidae 

Pinguitellina robusta (Hanley, 1844)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Tellina robusta Hanley, 1844

Common Name

Robust Tellen p.340, f.2      Allan, J. 1950.  


Queensland coastal and Great Barrier Reef and north Western Australia {Lampr1992x60} Philippines, South China Sea, Taiwan to Honshu, Japan {Bernard&Cai&Morton1993} east coast of Africa to Micronesia and Polynesia {Kay1979x77}

  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaSouth China Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaJapan
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaTaiwan
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian Ocean
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast Africa
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-China
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceania


depth: intertidal 
depth: subtidal [{8-16 metres {Kay1977x79}}]
substrate: sand 


 Bernard, F.R., Cai, Y.Y. & Morton, B. 1993. p.92 Secondary source
 Kay, E.A. 1979. p.561, figs. 182C-D General reference
 Lamprell, K. & Whitehead, T. 1992. p.94, no. 320 General reference


                  Tellinidae *
                    Arcopagiinae Kuroda & Habe, 1981
                      Pinguitellina Iredale, 1925
                        Pinguitellina robusta (Hanley, 1844)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=17286) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-04-29.