OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

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Bivalvia Myoida Pholadidae 

Martesia (Martesia) striata (Linnaeus, 1758)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Pholas striatus Linnaeus, 1758
   Martesia striata (Linnaeus, 1758)

Common Name

Wood-boring Angel's Wing p.355, pl.38, f.4      Allan, J. 1950.  


  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)New South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaGulf of Aden
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)Victoria
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaVictoria
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricBass Strait
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
     Dekker, H. & Orlin, Z. 2000. p.15 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanIndia (E)
     Hylleberg, J. & Kilburn, R.N. 2002. p.69 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.312 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaChinaHong Kong (Xianggang)
     Valentich-Scott, P. 2003. p.297 


depth: intertidal [ below low water mark ]
habit: boring, infaunal 
substrate: wood 


 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1978. p.188 General reference
 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.27 General reference
 Kay, E.A. 1979. p.573 General reference
 Lamprell, K. & Healy, J. 1998. p.200 General reference
 Morton, B. 1971.  General reference
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.203 [ Synonymy; distribution; biology and ecology; remarks; does not place in a particular subgenus ]  General reference


                  Pholadidae Lamarck, 1809
                    Martesia Sowerby, 1824
                      Martesia (Martesia) Sowerby, 1824
                        Martesia (Martesia) striata (Linnaeus, 1758)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=20411) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-04-28.