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Bivalvia Pterioida Malleidae 

Malleus (Malleus) albus Lamarck, 1819

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Malleus savignyi auct.
   Ostrea malleus albus auct.
   Malleus albus Lamarck, 1819
   Malleus normalis Lamarck, 1819
   Malleus maculatus Donavan, 1823
   Malleus legumen Reeve, 1858
   Malleus novelesianus Iredale, 1931

Common Name

White Hammer oyster p.41, pl.98 []      Coleman, N. 1981.  
Common Hammer Oyster p.258, pl.30, f.10      Allan, J. 1950.  


Japan, China and the Philippine Islands Smith 1885

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaDjibouti
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaChina
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)Victoria?
  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
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)New South Wales
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaJapan
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaGulf of Aden
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricBass Strait
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.314 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaChinaHong Kong (Xianggang)
     Valentich-Scott, P. 2003. p.271 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-China
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia


depth: continental shelf [ dredged from a depth of 22m ]
substrate: mud [ ]
substrate: sand       Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.64 


 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1978. p.179 Biology and ecology
 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.10 General reference
 Lamprell, K. & Healy, J. 1998. p.110 General reference
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.64 General reference
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.64 Biology and ecology
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.64 Distribution
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.64 Anatomy
 Smith, E.A. 1885. p.284 Distribution
 Tantanasiriwong, R. 1979. p.6 Biology and ecology


                  Malleidae Lamarck, 1819
                    Malleus Lamarck, 1799
                      Malleus (Malleus) Lamarck, 1799
                        Malleus (Malleus) albus Lamarck, 1819


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=19765) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-04-28.