OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

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Bivalvia Pterioida Pteriidae 

Pteria penguin (Röding, 1798)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Pinctada penguin Röding, 1798
   Pteria penguin (Röding, 1798)
   Avicula lotorium Lamarck, 1819
   Magnavicula bennetti Iredale, 1939
   Austropteria maccullochi Iredale, 1939

Common Name

Penguin Wing Oyster p.42, pl.43C      Wilson, B 2002.  


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Western Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed SeaSaudi Arabia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.316 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaChinaHong Kong (Xianggang)
     Valentich-Scott, P. 2003. p.271 


depth: intertidal 
depth: subtidal 
habit: epifaunal       Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.62 


 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1978. p.177 Biology and ecology
 Lamprell, K. & Healy, J. 1998. p.94 General reference
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.62 General reference
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.62 General reference
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.62 Synonomy
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.62 Biology and ecology
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.62 Distribution
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.62 Distribution
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.62 Anatomy
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.62 Anatomy


                  Pteriidae Gray, 1847
                    Pteria Scopoli, 1777
                      Pteria penguin (Röding, 1798)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=19573) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2004-01-19.