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Musculus (Musculus) cumingianus (Dunker in Reeve, 1857)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Modiola cumingiana Reeve, 1857

Common Name

Three-area Mussel p.295, f.3      Allan, J. 1950.  


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)New South Wales
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaChina
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaSouth Africa
     Kilburn, R. N. .  


 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.13 General reference
 Kilburn, R.N. & Rippey, E. 1982. p.160 General reference
 Lamprell, K. & Healy, J. 1998. p.88 General reference
 Lamy, E. 1937. p.24 General reference
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p. pl. 5, fig. 6 a-b, key fig. 14 General reference
 Steyn, D.G. & Lussi, M. 1998. p.821 General reference
 Zhenrui, W. and Zhongyan, Q. 1984. p.223 [ synonymy; distribution; not placed in any subgenus ]  Secondary source


                Mytilidae Rafinesque, 1815
                  Musculus Röding, 1798
                    Musculus (Musculus) Röding, 1798
                      Musculus (Musculus) cumingianus (Dunker in Reeve, 1857)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=19499) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2004-09-05.