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Bivalvia Pterioida Pteriidae 

Pteria avicular (HOLTEN, 1802)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Mytilus hirundo var. avicular Holten, 1802

Common Name

Kinshi-uguisu B291 [Higo et al, 1999, species number: B291]       Higo, S., Callomon, P. & Goto, Y. 1999.  


Lamy 1935: 129 (identity of Avicula crocea); Prashad 1932: 92 (ref., as Pteria chinensis); Kilburn 1975: 614, fig. 21 b

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanIndia (E)
     Hylleberg, J. & Kilburn, R.N. 2002. p.59 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.316 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaSouth Africa
     Kilburn, R. N. .  


 Kilburn, R. N. .  General reference


                  Pteriidae Gray, 1847
                    Pteria Scopoli, 1777
                      Pteria avicular (HOLTEN, 1802)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=86658) created by JapanImport on 2003-03-14. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2004-10-10.