OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

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Bivalvia Veneroida Tellinidae 

Phylloda foliacea (Linnaeus, 1758)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Tellina foliacea Linnaeus, 1758
   Phylloda foliacea (Linnaeus, 1758)
   Phylloda aurea Schumacher, 1817

Common Name

Leaf or Orange Tellen p.336      Allan, J. 1950.  


Queensland, Great Barrier Reef and north Western Australia {Lampr1992x60} Indo-Pacific, Philippines, South and East China Seas, Taiwan {Bernard&Cai&Morton1993}

  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaGulf of Aden
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaDjibouti
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaEast China Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaSouth China Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaTaiwan
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
     Dekker, H. & Orlin, Z. 2000. p.13 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.296 


depth: continental shelf [{to 50 metres f1{Bernard&Cai&Morton1993}f2fs24 f0fs17 }]
depth: intertidal 
depth: shallow subtidal [{to 3 metres {Lampr1992x60} }]
depth: subtidal [ from 10 metres {Bernard&Cai&Morton1993} ]
substrate: sand 


 Bernard, F.R., Cai, Y.Y. & Morton, B. 1993. p.88 Secondary source
 Lamprell, K. & Whitehead, T. 1992. p.100, no. 350 General reference
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.152 [ Synonymy; distribution; biology and ecology; remarks ]  General reference


                  Tellinidae *
                      Phylloda Schumacher, 1817
                        Phylloda foliacea (Linnaeus, 1758)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=17387) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-08-14.