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Bivalvia Pterioida Isognomonidae 

Isognomon (Isognomon) legumen (Gmelin, 1791)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Perna vitrea auct.
   Isognomon caudatus auct.
   Ostrea legumen Gmelin, 1791
   Isognomon legumen (Gmelin, 1791)
   Perna dactylus Valenciennes, 1791
   Perna anomioides Reeve, 1858
   Perna laticostata Reeve, 1858
   Perna coudata Reeve, 1858
   Perna linguaeformis Reeve, 1858
   Perna linguafelis Reeve, 1858
   Malleoperna paucidentata Iredale, 1939
   Isognomon roberti Koch, 1953

Common Name

Irregular Toothed Oyster p.42, pl.43E      Wilson, B 2002.  


Harper & Morton 1994: 405 on (biology)

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea Throughout Region
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaSouth China Sea
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaPolynesiaHawaiian Islands (Sandwich Islands)
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
     Dekker, H. & Orlin, Z. 2000. p. 9 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanIndia (E)
     Hylleberg, J. & Kilburn, R.N. 2002. p.58 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaChinaHong Kong (Xianggang)
     Valentich-Scott, P. 2003. p.271 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaSouth Africa
     Koch, H.J. 1953. p.22 


depth: continental shelf [ Hawaii 10-80m ]
depth: intertidal       Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.67 
depth: sublittoral 
habit: byssally attached 
substrate: coral       Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.67 
substrate: rocks       Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.67 


 Kay, E.A. 1979. [ Distribution; biology and ecology ]  General reference
 Kilburn, R. N. .  General reference
 Kilburn, R.N. & Rippey, E. 1982. p.162 pl. 37, fig. 5, textfig. 123 General reference
 Koch, H.J. 1953. p.22 General reference
 Lamprell, K. & Healy, J. 1998. p.106 General reference
 Lynge, H. 1909. p.146 General reference
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.68 [ pl.10; placed in subgenus Anisoperna ]  General reference
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.68 Biology and ecology
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.68 Distribution
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.68 Anatomy
 Steyn, D.G. & Lussi, M. 1998. p.204, fig. 832 General reference
 Zhenrui, W. 1980. p.141 Distribution


                  Isognomonidae Woodring, 1925
                    Isognomon Lightfoot, 1786
                      Isognomon (Isognomon) Lightfoot, 1786
                        Isognomon (Isognomon) legumen (Gmelin, 1791)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=19722) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Gary Rosenberg on 2004-10-29.