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Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Bivalvia Ostreoida Ostreidae 

Pretostrea rosacea Deshayes, 1836

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Ostrea rosacea Deshayes in Lamarck, 1836
   Ostrea chemnitzii Hanley, 1846
   Ostrea chemnitzii elongata Grabau & King, 1928


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-China
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaIndonesia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaMalaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaSingapore
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaBrunei
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaEast Timor
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern Pacific


depth: continental shelf [ to 100 m ]
depth: intertidal 
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal 
habit: cemented, epifaunal [ left valve ]
substrate: coral 
substrate: rocks 
substrate: stones 


  Higo, S., Callomon, P. & Goto, Y. 1999. p.438, no. B391 General reference
 Bernard, F.R., Cai, Y.Y. & Morton, B. 1993. p.47 General reference


                    Ostreidae Rafinesque, 1815
                      Ostreinae Rafineque, 1815
                        Pretostrea Iredale, 1939
                          Pretostrea rosacea Deshayes, 1836


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=61796) created by Shannon Reid on 2002-01-08. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2002-01-08.