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Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Bivalvia Veneroida Mactridae 

Meropesta nicobarica (Gmelin, 1791)

Type of listing: Entry in a Synonymy

Senior name:

Meropesta nicobarica (Gmelin, 1791)

Common Name

Yuki-gai B874 [Higo et al, 1999, species number: B874]       Higo, S., Callomon, P. & Goto, Y. 1999.  


Original Epithet:  nicobarica
Status of Name: Changed Combination 
Status of Name: Used as Valid Name       Dekker, H. & Orlin, Z. 2000. p.12 


                  Mactridae Lamarck, 1809
                    Lutrariinae H. & A. Adams, 1856
                      Meropesta Iredale, 1929
                        Meropesta nicobarica (Gmelin, 1791)
                          Meropesta nicobarica (Gmelin, 1791)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=78409) created by on unknown date. Record not subsequently updated.