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Dendostrea frons (Linnaeus, 1758)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Lopha folium auct.
   Ostrea folium Linnaeus, 1758
   Dendostrea frons (Linnaeus, 1758)

Common Name

Frons Oyster p.46, pl.47E      Wilson, B 2002.  


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed SeaSaudi Arabia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
     Dekker, H. & Orlin, Z. 2000. p. 10 


 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.90 General reference
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.90 Biology and ecology
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.90 Distribution
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.90 Anatomy


                    Ostreidae Rafinesque, 1815
                      Lophinae Vyalov, 1936
                        Dendostrea Swainson, 1835
                          Dendostrea frons (Linnaeus, 1758)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=54605) created by Mark Kitson on 2001-10-22. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2004-01-19.