OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Bivalvia Ostreoida Propeamussiidae 

Parvamussium formosum (Melvill & Standen, 1907)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Amussium formosum Melvill & Standen, 1907
   Parvamussium formosum (Melvill & Standen, 1907)


Northwestern and western Indian Ocean, Red Sea and Persian Gulf

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanIndo-ArabiaPersian Gulf (=Arabian Gulf)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
     Dekker, H. & Orlin, Z. 2000. p. 10 


depth: continental rise 
depth: continental shelf 
depth: continental slope 
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal 
substrate: mud 


 Dijkstra, H.H. & Knudsen, J. 1998. p.45, pl. 2, figs 5-8 [ synonymy, type information, distribution, remarks ]  General reference
 Rombouts, A. 1991. p.67 General reference


                    Propeamussiidae Abbott, 1954
                      Parvamussium Sacco, 1897
                        Parvamussium formosum (Melvill & Standen, 1907)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=38150) created by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2001-02-06. Record last updated by benamy on 2002-09-13.