OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Bivalvia Pterioida Pteriidae 

Pinctada maculata (Gould, 1850)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Pinctada panasesae auct.
   Avicula maculata Gould, 1850
   Avicula pica Gould, 1852
   Pteria (Margaritifera) pitcairnensis Jameson, 1901
   Pteria (Margaritifera) panasesae Jameson, 1901


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales?
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)New South Wales?
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland


depth: intertidal 
habitat: rock platform 
habitat: rock reef 


 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1978. p.178 Biology and ecology
 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.10 General reference
 Lamprell, K. & Healy, J. 1998. p.104 General reference


                  Pteriidae Gray, 1847
                    Pinctada Röding, 1798
                      Pinctada maculata (Gould, 1850)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=19673) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2001-11-25.