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Bivalvia Ostreoida Propeamussiidae 

Amussium alcocki E.A. Smith, 1894

Type of listing: Entry in a Synonymy

Senior name:

Propeamussium alcocki (E.A. Smith, 1894)


Primary Type: lectotype [] Smith, E.A. 1894. p.172, pl. 5, figs 15, 16
ZSI 6154/9 lectotype "investigator" stn.105, 1502'N, 7234'E, Laccadive Sea, alive, 1353 m
BMNH paralectotype
NMW 1955.158.785 paralectotype


depth: bathyal [ 650-1353 m (Dijkstra&Marshall1997) ]
Original Epithet:  alcocki
Original Text Name:  Amussium alcocki
Original Genus:  Amussium


 Dijkstra, H.H. & Marshall, B.A. 1997. p.74 [ pl.1, figs.1-6 ]  General reference
 Dijkstra, H.H. & Marshall, B.A. 1997. p.74 Biology and ecology
 Dijkstra, H.H. & Marshall, B.A. 1997. p.75 Distribution


                    Propeamussiidae Abbott, 1954
                      Propeamussium de Gregorio, 1884
                        Propeamussium alcocki (E.A. Smith, 1894)
                          Amussium alcocki E.A. Smith, 1894


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=76280) created by on unknown date. Record not subsequently updated.