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Bivalvia Veneroida Veneridae 

Tivela ponderosa (Philippi, 1844)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Cytherea (Tivela) damaoides auct.
   Meretrix lusoria auct.
   Trigona damaoides auct.
   Cytherea ponderosa Philippi, 1844
   Tivela ponderosa (Philippi, 1844)
   Grateloupia stefaninii Nardini, 1933


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanIndo-ArabiaArabian Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaSomalia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaTanzaniaPwani ProvinceZanzibar
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
     Dekker, H. & Orlin, Z. 2000. p.15 


depth: intertidal [ intertidal and offshore (Arabian Sea) ]
habitat: sand [ clean sand (Arabian Sea) ]


 Dance, S.P. (ed) 1995. p.268 [ distribution; description; ecology ]  General reference
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.184 [ Synonymy; distribution; biology and ecology; remarks ]  General reference
 Smith, E.A. 1891. p.423 Distribution


                  Veneridae Rafinesque, 1815
                    Meretricinae Fischer, 1887
                      Tivela Link, 1807
                        Tivela ponderosa (Philippi, 1844)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=59249) created by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2001-12-05. Record last updated by benamy on 2002-09-18.