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Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Bivalvia Veneroida Veneridae 

Pitar (Costellipitar) manillae (Sowerby, 1851)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Circe manillae auct.
   Caryatis manillae auct.
   Meretrix manillae auct.
   Cytherea manillae G.B. Sowerby II, 1851
   Pitar manillae (Sowerby, 1851)
   Pitar (Costellipitar) manillae (Sowerby, 1851)


Lamprell & Kilburn, 1999: "Philippines and Indonesia to Madagascar and south to Durban, eastern Transkei."

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaSouth Africa
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaChinaGuangdong
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaSouth China Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaMadagascar
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaIndonesia


depth: continental shelf [ to 60 m; 46-140m ]
depth: intertidal 
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal 
substrate: mud 
substrate: sand 


 Bernard, F.R., Cai, Y.Y. & Morton, B. 1993. p.79 Secondary source
 Fischer-Piette, E. 1973. p.285 [ distribution; synonymy ]  Secondary source
 Lamprell, K. & Kilburn, R.N. 1999. p.28 [ distribution; synonymy; type data; ecology ]  Secondary source


                  Veneridae Rafinesque, 1815
                    Pitariinae Stewart, 1930
                      Pitar Römer, 1857
                        Pitar (Costellipitar) Habe, 1951
                          Pitar (Costellipitar) manillae (Sowerby, 1851)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=62955) created by Shannon Reid on 2002-01-23. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2002-07-31.