OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Bivalvia Veneroida Veneridae 

Tivela Link, 1807

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Tivela Link, 1807
   Trigona Megerle, 1811
   Trigonella Conrad, 1837

Included taxa

   Tivela ponderosa (Philippi, 1844)
   Tivela compressa (Sowerby, 1851)
   Tivela natalensis Dunker, 1858
   Tivela dunkeri Römer, 1864
   Tivela transversa Sowerby, 1897
   Tivela rejecta Smith, 1914
   Tivela plathyaulax (Tomlin, 1924)


 Jukes-Browne, A.J. 1914. p.69 Contains synonymy
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.184 [ Synonymy; distribution; biology and ecology; remarks; member of subfamily Meretricinae ]  General reference


                  Veneridae Rafinesque, 1815
                    Meretricinae Fischer, 1887
                      Tivela Link, 1807


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=59248) created by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2001-12-05. Record last updated by bouchet genera on 2003-01-30.