OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Bivalvia Arcoida Glycymerididae 

Glycymeris (Veletuceta) holosericus (Reeve, 1843)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Pectunculus holosericus Reeve, 1843
   Axinaea novocaledoniensis Angas, 1879
   Veletuceta fringilla howensis Iredale, 1939
   Veletuceta impasta Iredale, 1939

Common Name

Holosericus Dog Cockle p.249      Allan, J. 1950.  


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)New South Wales
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland


depth: intertidal 
depth: subtidal [ to 20m depth ]
substrate: sand 


 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.9 General reference
 Lamprell, K. & Whitehead, T. 1992. p.7, pl. 2, fig. 10 [ illustration, description, distribution, habitat ]  General reference


                  Glycymerididae Newton, 1922
                    Glycymeris da Costa, 1778
                      Glycymeris (Veletuceta) Iredale, 1931
                        Glycymeris (Veletuceta) holosericus (Reeve, 1843)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=16037) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2001-08-07.