OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Bivalvia Ostreoida Pectinidae 

Amusium japonicum japonicum (Gmelin, 1791)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Ostrea japonica Gmelin, 1791

Common Name

Tsukihi-gai B500 [Higo et al, 1999, species number: B500]       Higo, S., Callomon, P. & Goto, Y. 1999.  


Japan and West Pacific

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceania
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-China
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia


 Rombouts, A. 1991. p.4, pl. 2, fig. 2 [ description, distrigution, distictions between the subspecies ]  General reference


                    Pectinidae Wilkes, 1810
                      Amusium Röding, 1798
                        Amusium japonicum (Gmelin, 1791)
                          Amusium japonicum japonicum (Gmelin, 1791)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=36476) created by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2001-01-24. Record last updated by Paul J. Morris on 2004-02-25.