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Bivalvia Trigonioida Trigoniidae 

Neotrigonia margaritacea (Lamarck, 1804)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Trigonia margaritacea Lamarck, 1804
   Trigonia antarctica Peron, 1807
   Trigonia pectinata Lamarck, 1819

Common Name

Southern Brooch Shell p.276      Allan, J. 1950.  
Common Brooch Shell p.39, pl.91      Coleman, N. 1975.  


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricTas. coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricBass Strait
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaTasmania
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaVictoria
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)New South Wales
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)Tasmania
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)Victoria


depth: intertidal 
substrate: in sand 


 Allan, J. 1950. p.276-277, pl. 31, fig. 11 General reference
 Darragh, T.A. 1986. p.27-30 General reference
 Healy, J.M. 1996.  Biology and ecology
 Hedley, C. 1918. p.M8 Synonomy
 Iredale, T. 1924. p.192-193 General reference
 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.9 General reference
 Lamprell, K. & Whitehead, T. 1992. p.40, no. 109 General reference
 Macpherson, J.H. & Gabriel, C.J. 1962. p.312-313, fig. 354 General reference
 May, W. 1921. p.10 General reference
 Morton, B. 1987.  Biology and ecology


                    Neotrigonia Cossman, 1912
                      Neotrigonia margaritacea (Lamarck, 1804)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=16496) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-03-03.