OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Bivalvia Veneroida Veneridae 

Callista (Callista) erycina (Linnaeus, 1758)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Meretrix (Cytherea) erycina auct.
   Pitar erycina auct.
   Dione festiva auct.
   Cytherea erycinella auct.
   Venus erycina Linnaeus, 1758
   Callista erycina (Linnaeus, 1758)
   Venus chinensis Chemnitz, 1795
   Venus costata Chemnitz, 1795
   Venus pacifica Dillwyn, 1817
   Venus pulchra Wood, 1828
   Cytherea sinensis Sowerby, 1851
   Cytherea spathulata Sowerby, 1851
   Cytherea festiva Sowerby, 1851
   Cytherea multiradiata Sowerby, 1851


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower W coast
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)Western Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaSouth China Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanIndia (E)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaGulf of Aden
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaJapan
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaChinaHainan
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricSW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
     Dekker, H. & Orlin, Z. 2000. p.14 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanIndia (E)
     Hylleberg, J. & Kilburn, R.N. 2002. p.64 


  Higo, S., Callomon, P. & Goto, Y. 1999. p.506 Checklist
 Fischer-Piette, E. 1976. p.241 [ distriution; synonymy ]  Secondary source
 Mukerjee, P.N. 1939. p.21 Distribution
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.187 [ Synonymy; distribution; biology and ecology; remarks ]  General reference
 Wells, F.E. & Bryce, C.W. 1986. p.176 Distribution


                  Veneridae Rafinesque, 1815
                    Pitariinae Stewart, 1930
                      Callista Poli, 1791
                        Callista (Callista) Poli, 1791
                          Callista (Callista) erycina (Linnaeus, 1758)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=59291) created by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2001-12-05. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-03-27.