OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Bivalvia Pterioida Pteriidae 

Pteria tortirostris (Dunker, 1848)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Avicula marmorata auct.
   Pteria chinensis (non Leach, 1814) of Tomlin 1931a: 446. auct.
   Avicula tortirostris Dunker, 1848
   Pteria tortirostris (Dunker, 1848)


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaGulf of Aden
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaSouth Africa
     Kilburn, R. N. .  


 Dunker, W. 1872. p.37, pl. 11, fig. 6 (holotype) General reference
 Kilburn, R. N. .  General reference
 Kilburn, R. N. 1975. p.611, fig. 20 General reference
 Kilburn, R.N. & Rippey, E. 1982. p.161, pl. 37, fig. 1, textfig. 120 General reference
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.62 General reference
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.62 Biology and ecology
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.62 Distribution
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.62 Anatomy
 Steyn, D.G. & Lussi, M. 1998. p. 204, fig. 831 General reference


                  Pteriidae Gray, 1847
                    Pteria Scopoli, 1777
                      Pteria tortirostris (Dunker, 1848)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=53852) created by Mark Kitson on 2001-10-15. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2004-10-10.