OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

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Bivalvia Ostreoida Dimyidae 

Dimya japonica Habe, 1971

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Dimya japonica Habe, 1971


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaEast China Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaJapan


depth: continental shelf [ from 20 m (Higo, Calloman & Goto, 1999) ]
depth: continental slope [ to 250 m (Bernard, Cai & Morton, 1993), to 600 m (Higo, Calloman & Goto, 1999) ]
depth: subtidal [ from 10 m (Bernard, Cai & Morton, 1993) ]
habit: cemented, epifaunal [ right valve cemented to subtrate on sand, gravel and shell bottoms (Higo, Calloman & Goto, 1999) ]
substrate: gravel 
substrate: sand 


  Higo, S., Callomon, P. & Goto, Y. 1999. p.441, no. B427 Checklist
 Bernard, F.R., Cai, Y.Y. & Morton, B. 1993. p.47 Secondary source


                    Dimyidae Fischer, 1886
                      Dimya Rouault, 1850
                        Dimya japonica Habe, 1971


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=62796) created by Shannon Reid on 2002-01-22. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2002-01-22.