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Pitar (Costellipitar) madecassinus (Fischer-Piette & Delmas, 1967)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Pitaria manillae auct.
   Cytherea (Caryatis) manillae auct.
   Dosinia trigona auct.
   Dosinia madecassina Fischer-Piette & Delmas, 1967
   Pitar (Lamelliconcha) madecassinus (Fischer Piette & Delmas, 1967)
   Pitar (Costellipitar) madecassinus (Fischer-Piette & Delmas, 1967)


Lamprell & Kilburn, 1999: "Madagascar and central Mozambique to eastern South Africa..."

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaMozambique
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaSouth Africa
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaMadagascar
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaGulf of Aden


 Fischer-Piette, E. 1968. p.789 Secondary source
 Fischer-Piette, E. 1973. p.286 [ distribution; synonymy ]  Secondary source
 Steyn, D.G. & Lussi, M. 1998. p.242 [ distribution; description ]  General reference


                  Veneridae Rafinesque, 1815
                    Pitariinae Stewart, 1930
                      Pitar Römer, 1857
                        Pitar (Costellipitar) Habe, 1951
                          Pitar (Costellipitar) madecassinus (Fischer-Piette & Delmas, 1967)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=65289) created by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2002-02-28. Record last updated by benamy on 2002-07-24.