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Bivalvia Veneroida Lucinidae 

Codakia (Codakia) tigerina (Linnaeus, 1758)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Codakia exasperata auct.
   Lucina tigerina auct.
   Lucina tigerina Linnaeus, 1758
   Codakia tigerina (Linnaeus, 1758)
   Lucina exasperata Reeve, 1850

Common Name

Giant or Red-lipped Codakia p.309 [as Lentillaria tigerina]      Allan, J. 1950.  
Tiger Lucine p.56, pl.57D      Wilson, B 2002.  


Queensland, Great Barrier Reef to Torres Straits, Northern Territory and north Western Australia (offshore reefs)

  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
     Dekker, H. & Orlin, Z. 2000. p. 11 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.313 


depth: intertidal 
habitat: coral reef 
substrate: sand 


 Lamprell, K. & Whitehead, T. 1992. p.42 General reference
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.100 [ pl.19; not placed in any subgenus ]  General reference
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.100 Biology and ecology
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.100 Distribution
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.100 Anatomy


                  Lucinidae Fleming, 1828
                    Codakia Scopoli, 1777
                      Codakia (Codakia) Scopoli, 1777
                        Codakia (Codakia) tigerina (Linnaeus, 1758)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=16522) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2004-01-19.