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Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Bivalvia Veneroida Veneridae 

Tapes literatus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Type of listing: Entry in a Synonymy

Senior name:

Tapes (Tapes) literatus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Common Name

Ryukyu-asari B1223 [Higo et al, 1999, species number: B1223]       Higo, S., Callomon, P. & Goto, Y. 1999.  


Original Epithet:  literatus
Status of Name: Changed Combination 
Status of Name: Used as Valid Name       Dekker, H. & Orlin, Z. 2000. p.15 


                  Veneridae Rafinesque, 1815
                    Tapetinae Fischer, 1887
                      Tapes Mühlfeld, 1811
                        Tapes (Tapes) Mühlfeld, 1811
                          Tapes (Tapes) literatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
                            Tapes literatus (Linnaeus, 1758)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=78616) created by on unknown date. Record not subsequently updated.