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Bivalvia Arcoida Glycymerididae 

Tucetona gealei (Angas, 1873)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Grandaxinaea gealei auct.
   Pectunculus gealei Angas, 1873
   Tucetona hoylei superior Iredale, 1939

Common Name

Nodulose Dog Cockle p.250, fig. 3      Allan, J. 1950.  


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricBass Strait
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)New South Wales
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)Victoria
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaVictoria


depth: continental shelf [ to 60m depth ]
substrate: sand 
substrate: shell [ ]


 Allan, J. 1950. p.250, fig. 3 [ illustration, description, distribution, habitat ]  General reference
 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.9 General reference
 Lamprell, K. & Whitehead, T. 1992. pl. 3, fig. 14 [ illustration, description, distribution, habitat ]  General reference
 Thornley, G. 1951. p.46, fig. 7 [ as Grandaxinaea gealei; illustration, locality ]  General reference


                  Glycymerididae Newton, 1922
                    Tucetona Iredale, 1939
                      Tucetona gealei (Angas, 1873)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=16055) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-05-30.