OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

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Bivalvia Mytiloida Mytilidae 

Perna perna (Linnaeus, 1758)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Mya perna Linnaeus, 1758
   Mytilus perna var. elongata Krauss, 1848
   Mytilus perna var. trigona Krauss, 1848


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaGulf of Aden
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaSouth Africa
     Kilburn, R. N. .  


 Barnard, K.H. 1964. p.390 General reference
 Berry, P.F. 1978.  Biology and ecology
 Dodge, H. 1952. p.30 General reference
 Dye, A.H., Lasiak, T.A. & Gabula, S. 1997. p.118 Biology and ecology
 Grant, W.S., Schneider, A.C., Leslie, R.W. & Cherry, M.I. 1992. p.45 Biology and ecology
 Kilburn, R. N. .  General reference
 Kilburn, R.N. & Rippey, E. 1982. p.159 pl. 36, figs 3 a-b, textfig. 112 General reference
 Lamy, E. 1919. p.40 Secondary source
 Lamy, E. 1936. p.130 General reference
 Lasiak, T. 1986. p.266 Biology and ecology
 Lasiak, T. 1991. p.299 Economy
 Lasiak, T. & Dye, A. 1989.  Biology and ecology
 Tomalin, B.J. 1995. p.241 General reference
 Van Erkom Schurink, C. & Griffiths, C.L. 1990. p.75 Biology and ecology
 Van Erkom Schurink, C. & Griffiths, C.L. 1991. p.1991 Biology and ecology


                Mytilidae Rafinesque, 1815
                  Perna Retzius, 1788
                    Perna perna (Linnaeus, 1758)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=61945) created by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2002-01-10. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2004-09-02.