OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Bivalvia Veneroida Veneridae 

Pitar (Pitarina) medipictus Lamprell & Kilburn, 1999

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Caryatis hebraea auct.
   Pitar medipictus Lamprell & Kilburn, 1999


Lamprell & Kilburn, 1999: "Endemic to the Agulhas Bank and Transkei shelf, from False Bay to off Port St Johns."

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaSouth Africa
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereSouth Africa (Cape marine Province)


depth: continental shelf 
depth: continental slope [ 50-220m ]
habitat: in mud [ occasionally in mud ]
habitat: sand [ mainly in coarse sand ]


                  Veneridae Rafinesque, 1815
                    Pitariinae Stewart, 1930
                      Pitar Römer, 1857
                        Pitar (Pitarina) Jukes-Browne, 1913
                          Pitar (Pitarina) medipictus Lamprell & Kilburn, 1999


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=65847) created by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2002-03-07. Record last updated by benamy on 2002-07-24.