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Circenita callipyga (Born, 1778)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Meretrix pulchra auct.
   Circe semiarata auct.
   Cytherea pulchra auct.
   Cytherea (Lioconcha) deshayesiana auct.
   Cytherea (Lioconcha) lentiginosa auct.
   Cytherea arabica auct.
   Gafrarium callipygum auct.
   Lioconcha adenensis auct.
   Circenita callipyga (Born, 1778)
   Venus callipyga Born, 1778
   Venus bicolorata Chemnitz, 1795
   Venus arabica Chemnitz, 1795
   Venus lentiginosa Chemnitz, 1795
   Circe crochrodii Gray, 1838
   Circe litturata Gray, 1838
   Cytherea pfeifferi Philippi, 1847
   Cytherea adenensis Philippi, 1848
   Cytherea splendens Sowerby, 1851
   Cytherea subelliptica Sowerby, 1851
   Cytherea elliptica Sowerby, 1853
   Circe pulchra Deshayes, 1854
   Cytherea (Circe) paralytica Römer, 1860
   Cytherea (Lioconcha) doritis Römer, 1860
   Circe abbreviata Reeve, 1863
   Circe fumata Reeve, 1863
   Tapes amphidesmoides Reeve, 1864
   Lioconcha funiculata Römer, 1864
   Lioconcha limenia Römer, 1864


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaMadagascar
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaTanzaniaPwani ProvinceZanzibar
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaMozambique
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanIndo-ArabiaPersian Gulf (=Arabian Gulf)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed SeaGulf of Aqaba


habitat: in sand 
habitat: shallow water 


 Fischer-Piette, E. 1973. p.275 [ distribution; synonymy ]  Secondary source
 Fischer-Piette, E. & Vukadinovic, D. 1975. p.35 Contains synonymy
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.183 [ Synonymy; distribution; biology and ecology; remarks ]  General reference


                  Veneridae Rafinesque, 1815
                    Circinae Dall, 1913
                      Circenita Jousseaume, 1888
                        Circenita callipyga (Born, 1778)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=58992) created by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2001-12-04. Record last updated by benamy on 2002-09-18.