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Bivalvia Pterioida Isognomonidae 

Isognomon (Isognomon) nucleus (Lamarck, 1819)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Isognomon nana auct.
   Perna nucleus Lamarck, 1819
   Isognomon nucleus (Lamarck, 1819)
   Perna rupella Dufo, 1840
   Perna dentifera Krauss, 1848
   Perna pectinata Reeve, 1858
   Perna quadrangularis Reeve, 1858
   Parviperna francisensis Cotton & Godfrey, 1938
   Parviperna perexigua Iredale, 1939

Common Name

Little Toothed Oyster p.44, pl.45B      Wilson, B 2002.  


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Australian Bight
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricS Gulfs coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaSouth Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)South Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanIndia (E)
     Hylleberg, J. & Kilburn, R.N. 2002. p.58 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaSeychelles
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaSeychellesOuter IslandsAmirantes
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific
     Kilburn, R. N. .  
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaSouth Africa
     Kilburn, R. N. .  


habit: byssally attached [ byssally attached to rocks high on the shore ]
substrate: rocks       Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.68 


 Barnard, K.H. 1964. p.410, textfig. 10 d General reference
 Dufo 1840. p.211 General reference
 Kilburn, R. N. .  General reference
 Kilburn, R.N. & Rippey, E. 1982. p.162, 216, pl. 37, fig. 6, textfig. 124 General reference
 Lamprell, K. & Healy, J. 1998. p.108 General reference
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.68 [ pl.11; placed in subgenus Parviperna ]  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. 834 General reference


                  Isognomonidae Woodring, 1925
                    Isognomon Lightfoot, 1786
                      Isognomon (Isognomon) Lightfoot, 1786
                        Isognomon (Isognomon) nucleus (Lamarck, 1819)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=19730) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2004-10-19.