OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Bivalvia Veneroida Fimbriidae 

Fimbria sowerbyi (Reeve, 1842)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Corbis sowerbyi Reeve, 1842
   Corbis elegans Deshayes, 1843

Common Name

Sowerby's Basket Clam p.54, pl.55D      Wilson, B 2002.  


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Northern Territory
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Western Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPapua New Guinea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaJapanRyukyu Islands (Loo-Chu Islands, Nansi-Shoto)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaJapanKyushuKagoshima-kenAmami-shoto
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaIndonesiaArafura Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Arafura Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificPalau


depth: intertidal 
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal [{to 20 m {HIGO1999A}}]
substrate: sand 


  Higo, S., Callomon, P. & Goto, Y. 1999. p.B618 [{as Fimbria soverbi i (Reeve, 1842)}]  Secondary source
 Lamprell, K. & Whitehead, T. 1992. p.50, no. 147 General reference
 Satyamurti, S.T. 1956. p.81, pl. 12, figs. 8a-b General reference


                  Fimbriidae Nicol, 1950
                    Fimbria Mühlfeld, 1811
                      Fimbria sowerbyi (Reeve, 1842)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=16621) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2004-01-19.