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Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Bivalvia Veneroida Veneridae 

Callista (Callista) florida (Lamarck, 1818)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Callista costata auct.
   Macrocallista florida auct.
   Lepidocardia florida auct.
   Cytherea florida Lamarck, 1818
   Callista florida (Lamarck, 1818)
   Cytherea hagenowi Dunker, 1849


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaMadagascar
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaSeychelles
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaMozambiqueInhambane
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaSouth Africa
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanIndo-ArabiaPersian Gulf (=Arabian Gulf)
  ABRS RegionsAustralia?


habitat: muddy sand 
substrate: gravel [ offshore ]


 Deshayes, G.P. 1853. p.61 Distribution
 Fischer-Piette, E. 1968. p.791 Distribution
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.187 [ Synonymy; distribution; biology and ecology; remarks ]  General reference
 Oliver, P.G. 1995. p.269 [ distribution; description; ecology ]  General reference


                  Veneridae Rafinesque, 1815
                    Pitariinae Stewart, 1930
                      Callista Poli, 1791
                        Callista (Callista) Poli, 1791
                          Callista (Callista) florida (Lamarck, 1818)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=59283) created by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2001-12-05. Record last updated by benamy on 2002-09-18.