OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Bivalvia Ostreoida Propeamussiidae 

Propeamussium maorium (Dell, 1956)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Parvamussium maorium Dell, 1956


  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereNew Zealand
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereNew ZealandNew Zealand OutliersChatham Island
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereNew ZealandNew Zealand OutliersKermadec Islands
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificNorfolk Island (Australia)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificNew CaledoniaNew Caledonia OutliersChesterfield Isles
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificNew CaledoniaLoyalty Islands (Iles Loyaute)


depth: continental slope [ alive from 600-660m {DIJKSTRA1995A} 476-732 m, alive at 512-549 m {DIJKSTRA1997B} ]


 Dijkstra, H.H. 1995. p.18, figs 11-14 [ references, type data, New Caledonian area material, distribution, description, remarks ]  General reference
 Dijkstra, H.H. 1997. p.76-77, pl. 2, figs. 1-5 [ synonymy, type information, distribution and remarks ]  General reference


                    Propeamussiidae Abbott, 1954
                      Propeamussium de Gregorio, 1884
                        Propeamussium maorium (Dell, 1956)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=46754) created by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2001-05-16. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2001-06-18.