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Bivalvia Ostreoida Ostreidae 

Ostrea forskalli auct.

Type of listing: Entry in a Synonymy

Senior name:

Saccostrea cucullata (Born, 1778)


Original Epithet:  forskali
Status of Name: Considered Invalid Name       Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.91 
Status of Name: Misidentification 


                    Ostreidae Rafinesque, 1815
                      Crassostreinae Torigoe, 1981
                        Saccostrea Dolfuss & Dautzenberg, 1920
                          Saccostrea cucullata (Born, 1778)
                            Ostrea forskalli auct.


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=54608) created by on unknown date. Record not subsequently updated.