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Bivalvia Veneroida Lucinidae 

Ctena (Ctena) bella (Conrad, 1834)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Lucina reevei auct.
   Codakia reevei auct.
   Lucina bella Conrad, 1834
   Lucina fibula Reeve, 1850
   Lucina munda A. Adams, 1855
   Lucina reevei Deshayes, 1863

Common Name

Beautiful Lucine p.56, pl.57E      Wilson, B 2002.  


Australia (northern New South Wales, Queensland, Northern Territory to north Western Australia), Red Sea to Easter Island

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea Throughout Region
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea Throughout Region
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)New South Wales
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanIndia (E)
     Hylleberg, J. & Kilburn, R.N. 2002. p.62 


depth: intertidal 
habitat: coral reef 
habitat: in sand [ in coarse sand ]
habitat: shallow water 
substrate: gravel 
substrate: sand 


 Kay, E.A. 1979. p.543, fig. 176A-D General reference
 Lamprell, K. & Whitehead, T. 1992. p.44 General reference
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.99 General reference
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.99 [ Synonymy; distribution; biology and ecology; remarks as Ctena divergens ]  General reference
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.99 Biology and ecology
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.99 Distribution
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.99 Anatomy
 Rehder, H.A. 1980. p.110-111 General reference


                  Lucinidae Fleming, 1828
                    Ctena Mörch, 1861
                      Ctena (Ctena) Mörch, 1861
                        Ctena (Ctena) bella (Conrad, 1834)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=16538) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2004-01-19.