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Bivalvia Veneroida Veneridae 

Sunetta meroŽ (Linnaeus, 1758)

Type of listing: Name in current use

Synonymy

   Cytherea meroŽ auct.
   MeroŽ meroe auct.
   Venus meroŽ Linnaeus, 1758
   Cuneus costatus Megerle von MŁhlfeld, 1811
   MeroŽ picta Schumacher, 1817

Distribution

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanIndia (E)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanIndia (E)Andhra Pradesh
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanIndia (E)Tamil Nadu
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanThailand (W)Phuket
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaVietnam
     Hylleberg, J & Kilburn, R. N. 2003. p.220 

Keywords

depth: continental shelf [ 20-26m (Phuket) ]
eCode: sand bottom [ dredged from shell sand bottom (Phuket) ]
habitat: shell [ Phuket ]

References

 Fischer-Piette, E. 1976. p.238 [ distribution; synonymy ]  Secondary source
 Hylleberg, J & Kilburn, R. N. 2003. p.220 General reference
 Tantanasiriwong, R. 1979. p.12,13 [ distribution; ecology ]  Secondary source

Classification

  Animalia
    Mollusca
      Conchifera
        Loboconcha
          Bivalvia
            Heterodonta
              Veneroida
                Veneroidea
                  Veneridae Rafinesque, 1815
                    Sunettinae Stolickza, 1870
                      Sunetta Link, 1807
                        Sunetta meroŽ (Linnaeus, 1758)

Metadata

Taxon name record (intBiotaID=65452) created by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2002-03-04. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2004-09-30.