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Bivalvia Pterioida Isognomonidae 

Isognomon (Isognomon) isognomon (Linnaeus, 1758)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Ostrea isognomon Linnaeus, 1758
   Isognoma lignea Lightfoot, 1786
   Vulsella aurita Humphrey, 1797
   Isogonum norma Röding, 1798
   Isogonum Isogonum gnomon Röding, 1798
   Perna canina Lamarck, 1819
   Perna femoralis Lamarck, 1819
   Perna fimbriata Reeve, 1858
   Perna patibulum Reeve, 1858
   Perna vespertilio Reeve, 1858

Common Name

Elongate Toothed Pearl Shell p.259      Allan, J. 1950.  
Pacific Toothed Oyster p.42, pl.43D      Wilson, B 2002.  


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)New South Wales
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed SeaSaudi Arabia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanIndia (E)
     Hylleberg, J. & Kilburn, R.N. 2002. p.58 


depth: intertidal 
depth: shallow subtidal 
habitat: coral reef 
substrate: coral 
substrate: in mud 
substrate: in sand 
substrate: silt       Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.67 


 Allan, J. 1950. p.259, pl. 30, fig. 17 General reference
 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1978. p.178 General reference
 Iredale, T. 1939. p.320 General reference
 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.10 General reference
 Lamprell, K. & Healy, J. 1998. p.106 General reference
 Maes, V.O. 1967. p.155 General reference
 McMichael, D.F. 1960. p.22 General reference
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.67 General reference
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.67 Biology and ecology
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.67 Distribution
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.67 Anatomy
 Satyamurti, S.T. 1956. p.46 [ synonymy, description ]  Synonomy
 Wells, F.E. & Bryce, C.W. 1986. p.156 General reference


                  Isognomonidae Woodring, 1925
                    Isognomon Lightfoot, 1786
                      Isognomon (Isognomon) Lightfoot, 1786
                        Isognomon (Isognomon) isognomon (Linnaeus, 1758)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=19701) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2004-01-19.