OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Bivalvia Pterioida Isognomonidae 

Isognomon (Isognomon) ephippium (Linnaeus, 1758)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Melina ephippium auct.
   Ostrea ephippium Linnaeus, 1758
   Perna cumingii Reeve, 1858

Common Name

Makugai B308 [Higo et al, 1999, species number: B308]       Higo, S., Callomon, P. & Goto, Y. 1999.  


  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 bathymetricN coast
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)New South Wales
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia?
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaChinaHong Kong (Xianggang)
     Valentich-Scott, P. 2003. p.271 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific


depth: intertidal 
substrate: in sand 
substrate: mud [ ]


 Allan, J. 1950. p.259, text fig. 63, fig. 1 General reference
 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1978. p.178, pl. 63, fig. 2 General reference
 Dodge, H. 1952. p.195 General reference
 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.10 General reference
 Kilburn, R. N. .  General reference
 Lamprell, K. & Healy, J. 1998. p.106 General reference


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


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=19712) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2004-10-18.