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Bivalvia Veneroida Lucinidae 

Codakia (Codakia) punctata (Linnaeus, 1758)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Lucina punctata Linnaeus, 1758

Common Name

Punctate Codakia p.191      Coleman, N. 1981.  


Great Barrier Reef, Queensland to Torres Strait and north Western Australia, offshore reefs

  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia


habitat: coral reef 
substrate: sand 


 Kay, E.A. 1979. p.541-543, fig. 177C-D General reference
 Lamprell, K. & Whitehead, T. 1992. p.42 General reference


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


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=16527) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2002-02-07.