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Bivalvia Veneroida Tellinidae 

Macoma (Scissulina) dispar (Conrad, 1837)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Tellina dispar Conrad, 1837

Common Name

Dissimilar Tellen p.339      Allan, J. 1950.  


{Queensland coastal and Great Barrier Reef {Lampr1992x60} Southeast Africa to the Hawaiian Islands {Boss 1969}}

  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceania
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanIndo-ArabiaMaldives
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian Ocean
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaMadagascar
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaMascarene Islands
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaMozambique
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaSeychelles
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaSouth Africa


depth: intertidal 
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal [to 10 fathoms]
habitat: coral reef 
substrate: sand 


 Boss, K.J. 1969. p.150-153, pl. 19, fig. 3; pl. 20, fig. 3 Contains synonymy
 Kay, E.A. 1979. p.559, fig. 182I-J General reference
 Lamprell, K. & Whitehead, T. 1992. p.101, no. 360 General reference


                  Tellinidae *
                    Macominae Olsson, 1961
                      Macoma Leach, 1819
                        Macoma (Scissulina) Dall, 1924
                          Macoma (Scissulina) dispar (Conrad, 1837)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=17425) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2002-02-27.