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Bivalvia Veneroida Lucinidae 

Anodontia (Anodontia) edentula (Linnaeus, 1758)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Lucina philippiana [sic]
   Venus edentula Linnaeus, 1758
   Anodontia edentula (Linnaeus, 1758)
   Cryptodon globulosum Forskål, 1775
   Loripes picta Adams, 1871

Common Name

Philippi's Lucina p.311, pl.37, f.20      Allan, J. 1950.  


New South Wales, Queensland, Northern Territory to south Western Australia (Lamprell & Whitehead, 1992)

  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea Throughout Region
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower W coast
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)New South Wales
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)Western Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanIndia (E)
     Hylleberg, J. & Kilburn, R.N. 2002. p.61 


depth: intertidal 
habitat: mangrove 
substrate: mud       Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.100 


 Kay, E.A. 1979. p.543-544, fig. 177A-B General reference
 Lamprell, K. & Whitehead, T. 1992. p.48, no. 138 General reference
 Maes, V.O. 1967. p.159 Distribution
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.100 [ pl.20; not placed in any subgenus ]  General reference
 Salvat, B. & Rives, C. 1975. p.373 Distribution
 Satyamurti, S.T. 1952. p.75-76, figs. 1a-b General reference


                  Lucinidae Fleming, 1828
                    Anodontia Link, 1807
                      Anodontia (Anodontia) Link, 1807
                        Anodontia (Anodontia) edentula (Linnaeus, 1758)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=16591) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-04-28.