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Striostrea (Parastriostrea) mytiloides (Lamarck, 1819)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Ostrea mytiloides Lamarck, 1819
   Ostrea spathulata Lamarck, 1819
   Ostrea spinosa Deshayes, 1836
   Ostrea gradiva Iredale, 1939

Common Name

black-edge oyster p.152 [as Crassostrea echinata]      Thomson, J.M. 1954.  
black-bordered oyster p.152 [as Crassostrea echinata]      Thomson, J.M. 1954.  


  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaIndonesia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaChinaHainan
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaSouth China Sea


habitat: coral reef [ attached to mangrove roots or dead corals {LAMPRELL1998A} ]
habitat: mangrove [


 Bernard, F.R., Cai, Y.Y. & Morton, B. 1993. p.46 [ as Striostrea parasitica ]  Alternate taxonomic arrangement
 Lamprell, K. & Healy, J. 1998. p.134 [ as Striostrea mytiloides ]  General reference
 Thomson, J.M. 1954. p.152-154; pl. 5, fig. 4; pl. 6, figs. 1-4  Contains synonymy


                    Ostreidae Rafinesque, 1815
                      Crassostreinae Torigoe, 1981
                        Striostrea Vyalov, 1936
                          Striostrea (Parastriostrea) Harry, 1985
                            Striostrea (Parastriostrea) mytiloides (Lamarck, 1819)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=19999) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-05-29.