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Bivalvia Ostreoida Ostreidae 

Pustulostrea tuberculata (Lamarck, 1819)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Ostrea tuberculata Lamarck, 1819
   Ostrea rufa Lamarck, 1819
   Ostrea australis Lamarck, 1819

Common Name

north-west rock oyster p.157      Thomson, J.M. 1954.  


central Western Australia to northern Queensland {LAMPRELL1998A}

  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)


depth: shallow subtidal 
substrate: coral [ attached under coral slabs in shallow water {LAMPRELL1998A} ]


 Cotton, B.C. 1950. p.333 [ as Saxostrea australis ]  General reference
 Cotton, B.C. 1961. p.85-86 [ as Crassostrea australis ]  General reference
 Lamprell, K. & Healy, J. 1998. p.134 General reference
 Lamprell, K. & Healy, J. 1998. p.134 
 Thomson, J.M. 1954. p.157-158, pl. 8, fig. 3 Contains synonymy


                    Ostreidae Rafinesque, 1815
                      Ostreinae Rafineque, 1815
                        Pustulostrea Harry, 1985
                          Pustulostrea tuberculata (Lamarck, 1819)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=20049) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2002-01-06.