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Bivalvia Veneroida Veneridae 

Amiantis umbonella (Lamarck, 1818)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Meretrix umbonella auct.
   Callista umbonella auct.
   Cytherea umbonella Lamarck, 1818
   Cytherea isselina Jousseaume, 1888


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanIndo-ArabiaPersian Gulf (=Arabian Gulf)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaDjibouti
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaGulf of Aden
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanIndo-ArabiaArabian Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaMadagascar


habitat: intertial flats [ sand flats, lower shore and below (Arabian Gulf) ]
substrate: sand [ ]


 Dance, S.P. (ed) 1995. p.269 [ distribution; description; ecology ]  General reference
 Fischer-Piette, E. 1973. p.288 [ distribution; synonymy ]  Secondary source
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.186 [ Synonymy; distribution; biology and ecology; remarks ]  General reference


                  Veneridae Rafinesque, 1815
                    Pitariinae Stewart, 1930
                      Amiantis Carpenter, 1864
                        Amiantis umbonella (Lamarck, 1818)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=59277) created by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2001-12-05. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-05-30.