OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Bivalvia Veneroida Tellinidae 

Quidnipagus palatam (Iredale, 1929)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Tellina rugosa Born, 1778
   Tellina (Tellinella) rugosa obtusa Lamy, 1918
   Tellina palatam Iredale, 1929

Common Name

Rough Tellen p.338      Allan, J. 1950.  


Queensland coastal and the Great Barrier Reef (Lamprell, 1992) from East Africa south to Durban to the Hawaiian Islands in the north and the Tuamotu Islands in the south (Boss, 1969)

  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific


depth: intertidal 
substrate: sand 


 Bernard, F.R., Cai, Y.Y. & Morton, B. 1993. p.91 Secondary source
 Boss, K.J. 1969. p.109-112, pl. 7, figs. 1-2 Contains synonymy
 Kay, E.A. 1979. p.563 General reference
 Lamprell, K. & Whitehead, T. 1992. p.98, no. 341 General reference
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.150 [ Synonymy; distribution; biology and ecology; remarks ]  General reference


                  Tellinidae *
                    Arcopagiinae Kuroda & Habe, 1981
                      Quidnipagus Iredale, 1929
                        Quidnipagus palatam (Iredale, 1929)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=17356) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by benamy on 2002-09-17.