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Bivalvia Veneroida Veneridae 

Periglypta reticulata (Linnaeus, 1758)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Chione reticulata auct.
   Hione reticulata auct.
   Periglypta (Tigammona) (Cytherea) chemnitzi auct.
   Venus reticulata Linnaeus, 1758
   Grafarium tellina Röding, 1798
   Periglypta edmondsoni Dall, Bartsch & Rehder, 1938

Common Name

Reticulated Venus shell p.329      Allan, J. 1950.  
Ara-nunome B1128 [Higo et al, 1999, species number: B1128]       Higo, S., Callomon, P. & Goto, Y. 1999.  


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanThailand (W)Phuket
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaMozambique
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaMozambiqueMaputoInhaca, Ilha da
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaMozambiqueInhambane
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaSouth Africa
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanIndia (E)
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Northern Territory
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaMadagascar
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanIndo-ArabiaPersian Gulf (=Arabian Gulf)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificLord Howe (Australia)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaPolynesiaHawaiian Islands (Sandwich Islands)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaJapan
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaEast China Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaSouth China Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.298 


depth: continental shelf 
depth: intertidal [ ]
depth: littoral [ Phuket ]
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal 
habit: burrowing, infaunal [ Phuket ]
habitat: coral reef 
habitat: intertial flats 
habitat: shallow water [ Hawaii ]
substrate: mud [ ]
substrate: sand [ ]


 Allan, J. 1950. p.329 Biology and ecology
 Fischer-Piette, E. 1968. p.785 Distribution
 Fischer-Piette, E. 1973. p.269 [ distribution; synonymy ]  Secondary source
 Fischer-Piette, E. 1976. p.235 [ distribution; synonymy ]  Secondary source
 Higo, S., Callomon, P. & Goto, Y. 1999. p.500 Checklist
 Kay, E.A. 1979. p.569 Secondary source
 Lamprell, K. & Whitehead, T. 1992. p.124 General reference
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.180 [ Synonymy; distribution; biology and ecology; remarks ]  General reference
 Oliver, P.G. 1995. p.265 [ distribution; description; ecology ]  General reference
 Tantanasiriwong, R. 1979. p.12,13 [ distribution; ecology ]  Secondary source


                  Veneridae Rafinesque, 1815
                    Venerinae Swainson, 1840
                      Periglypta Jukes-Browne, 1914
                        Periglypta reticulata (Linnaeus, 1758)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=17779) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Paul J. Morris on 2004-02-25.