OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Bivalvia Mytiloida Mytilidae 

Modiolus (Fulgida) ligneus (Reeve, 1858)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Perna setigera auct.
   Modiolus philippinarum (in part non Hanley, 1844) auct.
   Modiolus lignea Reeve, 1858
   Perna fulgida H. Adams, 1870


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea Throughout Region
     Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.53 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaSouth Africa
     Kilburn, R. N. .  


habit: byssally attached [ lives in a byssus nest partly buried in soft sediments ]


 Kilburn, R. N. .  General reference
 Kilburn, R.N. & Rippey, E. 1982. p.160, pl. 36, fig. 11 General reference
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.53 General reference
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.53 Biology and ecology
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.53 Distribution
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.53 Anatomy


                Mytilidae Rafinesque, 1815
                  Modiolus Lamarck, 1799
                    Modiolus (Fulgida) Lamy, 1919
                      Modiolus (Fulgida) ligneus (Reeve, 1858)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=53616) created by Mark Kitson on 2001-10-11. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2004-09-06.