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Bivalvia Ostreoida Propeamussiidae 

Propeamussium investigatoris (Smith, 1906)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Amussium investigatoris Smith, 1906
   Amussium margaritiferum Dautzenberg & Bavay, 1912


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaIndonesiaMoluccas
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian Ocean
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaIndonesia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificVanuatu
     Dijkstra, H.H 2001. p.76 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificNew Caledonia
     Dijkstra, H.H 2001. p.76 


depth: continental shelf [ from 176m (alive) ]
depth: continental slope [ to 466m (alive) ]
depth: continental slope       Smith, E.A. 1906. p.255 
depth: mesopelagic       Smith, E.A. 1906. p.255 
salinity: marine       Smith, E.A. 1906.  
substrate: sand       Smith, E.A. 1906.  


 Dijkstra, H.H 2001. p.76 General reference
 Dijkstra, H.H. & Kastoro, W.W. 1997. p.248, figs 11-15 [ synonymy, type material, description, and discussion of closly similar species ]  General reference
 Rombouts, A. 1991. p.69 [ as Parvamussium margaritiferum. Description and distribution ]  General reference
 Smith, E.A. 1906. p.255 General reference


                    Propeamussiidae Abbott, 1954
                      Propeamussium de Gregorio, 1884
                        Propeamussium investigatoris (Smith, 1906)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=45339) created by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2001-04-30. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2004-09-23.