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Bivalvia Mytiloida Mytilidae 

Modiolus (Modiolus) philippinarum (Hanley, 1843)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Modiola philippinarum Hanley, 1843
   Modiolus philippinarum (Hanley, 1843)
   Modiola vultuosa Lamy, 1919

Common Name

Philippine Horse Mussel p.30, pl. 31B      Wilson, B 2002.  


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaGulf of Aden
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaChina
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaDjibouti
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Northern Territory
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Western Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanThailand (W)Phuket
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
     Dekker, H. & Orlin, Z. 2000. p. 9 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaVietnam
     Chinh, N. 2001. p.414 
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-China
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian Ocean
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanIndia (E)
     Hylleberg, J. & Kilburn, R.N. 2002. p.58 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.309 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaChinaHong Kong (Xianggang)
     Valentich-Scott, P. 2003. p.268 


depth: intertidal [ Phuket, Thailand ]
depth: subtidal [ 15-20 m ]
eCode: in mud 
habit: byssally attached 
habitat: coral reef [ reef flats (Phuket, Thailand) ]
substrate: mud 
substrate: silt 


 Chinh, N. 2001. p.414 General reference
 Lamprell, K. & Healy, J. 1998. p.82 General reference
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.52 General reference
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.52 Biology and ecology
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.52 Distribution
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.52 Anatomy
 Tantanasiriwong, R. 1979. p.5 [ ecology; distribution ]  Secondary source
 Zhenrui, W. and Zhongyan, Q. 1984. p.213 [ synonymy; distribution ]  Secondary source


                Mytilidae Rafinesque, 1815
                  Modiolus Lamarck, 1799
                    Modiolus (Modiolus) Lamarck, 1799
                      Modiolus (Modiolus) philippinarum (Hanley, 1843)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=19417) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2004-01-19.