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Bivalvia Veneroida Cardiidae 

Fragum unedo (Linnaeus, 1758)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Fragum rubrum auct
   Hemicardia unedo auct.
   Cardium unedo Linnaeus, 1758
   Fragum unedo (Linnaeus, 1758)
   Cardium cruentum Perry, 1811

Common Name

The Strawberry Cockle pl. 2, fig. 13      Reeve, L.A. 1844.  
Strawberry Heart Cockle p.60, pl.61E      Wilson, B 2002.  


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Western Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-China
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern Pacific
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian Ocean
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Northern Territory
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanThailand (W)Phuket
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaMascarene IslandsMauritius
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanSri Lanka
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaCambodia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaChina
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificFiji
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificSolomon Islands
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
     Dekker, H. & Orlin, Z. 2000. p.12 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.308 


depth: intertidal 
habitat: coral reef [ on reef flat ]
substrate: sand [ in coarse sand ]


 Allan, J. 1950. p.316, pl. 34, fig. 1 [ illustration, description, distribution ]  General reference
 Coleman, N. 1981. p.184, pl. 521 [ illustration, description, distribution, habitat ]  General reference
 Germain, L. 1982. p.563, f.10 Distribution
 Gillett, K. & McNeill, F. 1959. p.88, pl. 82 [ illustration ]  General reference
 Lamprell, K. & Whitehead, T. 1992. p.66, fig. 204 General reference
 McMichael, D.F. 1960. p.36, fig. 46 [ illustration, description, distribution ]  General reference
 Nielsen, C. 1976. p.6 [ ecology; distribution ]  Secondary source
 Oostingh, C.H. 1925. p.276 [ as C. (Fragum) unedo; synonymy, description, distribution, habitat ]  General reference
 Reeve, L.A. 1844. pl. 2, fig. 13 [ as C. unedo; illustration, description, distribution, habitat ]  General reference
 Rippingale, O.H. & McMichael, D.F. 1961. p.186, pl. 26, fig. 10 [ illustration, description, distribution ]  General reference
 Smith, E.A. 1884. p.103 [ distribution ]  Secondary source
 Wells, F.E. & Bryce, C.W. 1986. p.166, fig. 610 [ illustration, distribution ]  General reference
 Wilson, B.R. & Stevenson, S.E. 1977. p.39, pl. 2, figs 19-22 [ synonymy, type data, illustration, description, distribution, W.A. records ]  General reference


                  Cardiidae Lamarck, 1809
                    Fraginae Stewart, 1930
                      Fragum Röding, 1798
                        Fragum unedo (Linnaeus, 1758)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=16860) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-01-22.