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Bivalvia Ostreoida Propeamussiidae 

Parvamussium pauciliratum (Smith, 1903)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Amussium paucilirata Smith, 1903


Northern Indian Ocean, Indonesia to New Caledonia {DIJKSTRA1998B}

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian Ocean
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificNew Caledonia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanIndo-ArabiaMaldives
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPapua New Guinea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaIndonesia


depth: continental shelf [ live specimens to 45m, beyond only shells ]
depth: continental slope [ to 448m (shells only) ]
depth: intertidal 
depth: subtidal [ from 27m (live specimens) ]
substrate: gravel 
substrate: mud bottom 
substrate: sand bottom 


 Dijkstra, H.H. 1991. p.14, figs 33-34 [ extensive local records, description, distribution, ecology, remarks ]  General reference
 Dijkstra, H.H. 1995. p.26, figs 107-110, 151-152 [ type data, records, distribution, description, remarks ]  General reference
 Dijkstra, H.H. 1998. p.12, pl. 1, figs. 1-2 Contains synonymy
 Dijkstra, H.H. & Kastoro, W.W. 1997. p.261, figs 73-73 [ distribution, remarks ]  General reference
 Rombouts, A. 1991. p.69 [ description ]  General reference


                    Propeamussiidae Abbott, 1954
                      Parvamussium Sacco, 1897
                        Parvamussium pauciliratum (Smith, 1903)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=45153) created by Shannon Reid on 2001-04-29. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2004-03-23.