OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Bivalvia Veneroida Lucinidae 

Anodontia (Cavatidens) perplexa (Cotton & Godfrey, 1938)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Cavatidens perplexa Cotton & Godfrey, 1938


south Western Australia, South Australia, Victoria, New South Wales to central Queensland

  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricS Gulfs coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricBass Strait
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Australian Bight
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaSouth Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaVictoria
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland


depth: intertidal 
substrate: sand 


 Cotton, B.C. 1961. p.211, fig. 214 Contains synonymy
 Lamprell, K. & Whitehead, T. 1992. p.48, pl. 22, fig. 141 General reference


                  Lucinidae Fleming, 1828
                    Anodontia Link, 1807
                      Anodontia (Cavatidens) Iredale, 1930
                        Anodontia (Cavatidens) perplexa (Cotton & Godfrey, 1938)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=16600) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2002-02-06.