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Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Bivalvia Veneroida Veneridae 

Lioconcha (Lioconcha) tigrina (Lamarck, 1818)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   ?Lioconcha ornata auct.
   Cytherea tigrina Lamarck, 1818
   Lioconcha tigrina (Lamarck, 1818)
   Lioconcha (Lioconcha) tigrina (Lamarck, 1818)


north Mozambique to Red Sea {KLamprell012}; Tropical western Indian Ocean, from northern Mozambique to the Red Sea and east to Rodrigues Island {KLamprell011}

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaMascarene IslandsMauritiusRodriguez
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaSeychelles
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaMascarene IslandsMauritius
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaMozambique


depth: intertidal [ ]
habitat: coral sand [ loose coral sand ]
substrate: mud 
substrate: sand [ fine sand ]


 Dufo 1840. p.219 Distribution
 Lamprell, K. & Kilburn, R.N. 1999. p.22 [ description; ecology; distribution; type data; synonymy ]  Secondary source
 Lamprell, K. & Kilburn, R.N. 1999. p.44 Secondary source


                  Veneridae Rafinesque, 1815
                    Pitariinae Stewart, 1930
                      Lioconcha Mörch, 1853
                        Lioconcha (Lioconcha) Mörch, 1853
                          Lioconcha (Lioconcha) tigrina (Lamarck, 1818)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=65753) created by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2002-03-06. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-06-05.