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Bivalvia Pterioida Pinnidae 

Atrina (Atrina) squamifera (Sowerby, 1835)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Pinna pernula (non Roeding, 1798) auct.
   Pinna squamifera Sowerby, 1835
   ?Pinna afra Sowerby, 1835
   Pinna capensis Krauss, 1848
   Pinna kraussii Hanley, 1858
   Pinna dorbignyi Hanley, 1858
   Atrina alfredensis Bartsch, 1915
   Pinna whitechurchi Turton, 1932
   Pinna rufanensis Turton, 1932
   Pinna segmenta Turton, 1932


East coast of South Africa

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaSouth Africa
     Kilburn, R. N. .  


exposure: sheltered [ Lives in quiet water, probably in bays and other sheltered areas ]
salinity: brackish [ Collected in lower portions of rivers ]
substrate: mud 
substrate: sand 


 Barnard, K.H. 1964. p.418 General reference
 Fischer-Piette, E. 1974. p.39 General reference
 Kilburn, R. N. .  General reference
 Kilburn, R.N. & Rippey, E. 1982. p.167, pl. 37, fig. 10, textfig. 128 General reference
 Rosewater, J. 1961. p.207 General reference
 Rosewater, J. 1961. p.209 Synonomy
 Steyn, D.G. & Lussi, M. 1998. p.206, fig. 837 General reference


                  Pinnidae Leach, 1819
                    Atrina Gray, 1842
                      Atrina (Atrina) Gray, 1842
                        Atrina (Atrina) squamifera (Sowerby, 1835)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=33723) created by Holly Barlow on 2000-11-20. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2004-09-07.