OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Bivalvia Pterioida Pteriidae 

Pinctada margaritifera (Linnaeus, 1758)

Type of listing: Entry in a Synonymy

Senior name:

Pinctada margaritifera (Linnaeus, 1758)

Common Name

Kuro-chogai B299 [Higo et al, 1999, species number: B299]       Higo, S., Callomon, P. & Goto, Y. 1999.  


Original Epithet:  margaritifera
Status of Name: Changed Combination 
Status of Name: Used as Valid Name       Dekker, H. & Orlin, Z. 2000. p. 9 


                  Pteriidae Gray, 1847
                    Pinctada Röding, 1798
                      Pinctada margaritifera (Linnaeus, 1758)
                        Pinctada margaritifera (Linnaeus, 1758)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=78177) created by on unknown date. Record not subsequently updated.