OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Bivalvia Veneroida Cardiidae 

Vepricardium incarnatum (Reeve, 1844)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Cardium incarnatum Reeve, 1844

Common Name

Flesh-Tinted Cockle pl. 1, fig. 2      Reeve, L.A. 1844.  


as it has been misidentified, the rare distribution records outside the Philippines (Sri Lanka, Macassar, China, Taiwan) must be considered with suspicion and need confirmation

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippinesLuzonManila


 Reeve, L.A. 1844. pl. 1, fig. 2 [ as Cardium incarnatum; illustration, description, locality, habitat ]  General reference
 Vidal, J. 2000. p.456 [ distribution; synonymy; description; type data ]  General reference


                  Cardiidae Lamarck, 1809
                    Cardiinae Lamarck, 1809
                      Vepricardium Iredale, 1929
                        Vepricardium incarnatum (Reeve, 1844)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=16802) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2002-02-10.