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Bivalvia Mytiloida Mytilidae 

Fungiacava eilatensis Goreau, Goreau, Neumann & Yonge, 1968

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Fungicava eilatensis Goreau, Goreau, Neumann & Yonge, 1968
   Fungiacava gardineri Goreau & Goreau, 1969


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaIndonesia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
     Dekker, H. & Orlin, Z. 2000. p. 8 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaIndonesiaNusa Tenggara (Lesser Sunda Islands)Bali
     Hoeksema, B.W. & Kleemann, K 2002. p.25 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaIndonesiaSulawesi (Celebes)
     Hoeksema, B.W. & Kleemann, K 2002. p.25 


habit: boring, infaunal [ lives completely buried within the the corallum of the host Fungia; inhabits burrows of it's own construction within the coral skeleton (also Cycloseris, Diaseris) ]
habitat: shallow water 


 Goreau, T.F., Goreau, N.I. & Yonge, C.M. 1972. [ Distribution; ecology ]  Secondary source
 Goreau, T.F., Goreau, N.I., Neumann, Y. & Yonge, C.M. 1970. p.167 [ ecology ]  Secondary source
 Hoeksema, B.W. and Achituv, Y. 1993. [ distribution; ecology; synonymy ]  Secondary source
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.50 General reference
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.50 Biology and ecology
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.50 Distribution
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.50 Anatomy


                Mytilidae Rafinesque, 1815
                  Fungiacava Goreau, Goreau, Neumann & Young, 1968
                    Fungiacava eilatensis Goreau, Goreau, Neumann & Yonge, 1968


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=53480) created by Mark Kitson on 2001-10-10. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2003-11-10.