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Malacolog Version 4.1.1

A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca

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Bivalvia: : Ostreoidea: Ostreidae

Crassostrea rhizophorae (Guilding, 1828)

Range: 21.4°N to 35°S; 91°W to 29°W
Depth: 0 to 50 m (live 0 to 0 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 120  mm


Ostrea parasitica auct. non Gmelin, 1791
Ostrea arborea Dillwyn, 1817
Ostrea rhizophorae Guilding, 1828
Ostrea praia Ihering, 1907
Crassostrea paraibaensis Singarajah, 1980


Ostrea rhizophorae Guilding, 1828,
[Basis of the current name]
Range: 21.4°N to 35°S; 91°W to 29°W
Depth: 0 to 50 m (live 0 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 120 mm
Distribution: Mexico: Quintana Roo; Brazil: Rio de Janeiro, Parana
References: Ekdale (1974) N; Harry (1985) s; Ignacio et al. (2000) Ll

Ostrea arborea Dillwyn, 1817, p. 278, [Chemnitz 1785, pl. 74, fig. 681; Enc. Method., pl. 185, fig. 1-3; Rumphius...; Klein...; Favanne...]
Attributed to: Chemnitz (1785)
Type Locality: Atlanic and Indian Oceans; Molucca Islands; Curaçao

Crassostrea parahibensis sic, 
[Not available]
Attributed to: Rios (1985)
Comments: Error for paraibaensis.

Crassostrea paraibaensis Singarajah, 1980, 

Crassostrea paraibanensis sic, 
[Not available]
Attributed to: Zoological Record (1980)
Comments: Error for paraibaensis.

Ostrea parasitica auct. non Gmelin, 1791, 
[Not available]
References: Mikkelsen & Bieler (2004) s
Comments: Misidentification by Simpson (1887-1889).

Ostrea parasitica praia Ihering, 1907, p. 426, Not figured
Type Locality: côtes sablonneuses de Río Grande do Sul
Distribution: Brazil: Rio Grande do Sul; Uruguay
References: Scarabino (2003)

Partial List of References

Dillwyn, L. W. 1817. A descriptive catalogue of recent shells A Descriptive Catalogue of Recent Shells 1-2 xii + 1-580; [iv] + 581-1121. John and Arthur Arch: Cornhill.
Ihering, H. von. 1907. Les Mollusques fossiles du Tertiare et du Crétacé Supérieur de l'Argentine Anales del Museo Nacional de Buenos Aires (3)7 xiii + 611 pp., 18 pls.

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