WoRMS name details

Ostrea townsendi Melvill, 1898

542262  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:542262)

 unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Melvill, J. C. (1898). Further investigations into the molluscan fauna of the Arabian Sea, Persian Gulf, and the Gulf of Oman, with the descriptions of forty species. <em>Memoirs and proceedings of the Manchester Literary & Philosophical Society.</em> 42(4): 1-40, pls 1-2., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/36322938
page(s): 27, pl. 2, fig. 14 [details]   
Type locality contained in Strait of Hormuz  
type locality contained in Strait of Hormuz [details]
MolluscaBase eds. (2024). MolluscaBase. Ostrea townsendi Melvill, 1898. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=542262 on 2024-03-02
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2010-11-10 15:53:17Z
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2010-11-10 16:07:33Z
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2022-07-29 02:38:08Z
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2023-10-17 08:53:41Z
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original description Melvill, J. C. (1898). Further investigations into the molluscan fauna of the Arabian Sea, Persian Gulf, and the Gulf of Oman, with the descriptions of forty species. <em>Memoirs and proceedings of the Manchester Literary & Philosophical Society.</em> 42(4): 1-40, pls 1-2., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/36322938
page(s): 27, pl. 2, fig. 14 [details]   

source of synonymy Huber, M. (2010). <i>Compendium of bivalves. A full-color guide to 3,300 of the world's marine bivalves. A status on Bivalvia after 250 years of research</i>. Hackenheim: ConchBooks. 901 pp., 1 CD-ROM. (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
 Present  Present in aphia/obis/gbif/idigbio   Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality