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Bivalvia Veneroida Tellinidae 

Tellina arsinoensis Issel, 1869

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Tellina arsinoensis Issel, 1869
   Angulus arsinoensis (Issel, 1869)
   Tellina scitula Adams, 1871
   Tellina erythraea Römer, 1871


Recorded throughout the Red Sea but much of Jousseaume's material is wrongly identified, Gulf of Suez is probably more accurate (Oliver, 1992). Eastern Arabia (Oliver, 1995)

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanIndo-ArabiaPersian Gulf (=Arabian Gulf)


depth: intertidal 
habitat: intertial flats 
substrate: mud [ ]
substrate: sand 


 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.156 [ Synonymy; distribution; biology and ecology; remarks ]  General reference
 Oliver, P.G. 1995. p.251, no. 1116 General reference


                  Tellinidae *
                      Tellina Linnaeus, 1758
                        Tellina arsinoensis Issel, 1869


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=58199) created by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2001-11-28. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-05-30.