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Bivalvia Veneroida Cardiidae 

Fragum fragum (Linnaeus, 1758)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Cardium nexum auct
   Hemicardium fragum auct.
   Cardium fragum var. sueziense auct.
   Cardium fragum Linnaeus, 1758
   Fragum fragum (Linnaeus, 1758)
   Cardium imbricatum Born, 1778
   Fragum flavum Röding, 1798
   Cardium sueziense Issel, 1869

Common Name

The White Strawberry Cockle pl. 4, fig. 23      Reeve, L.A. 1844.  
Saw-toothed Heart Cockle p.60, pl.61F      Wilson, B 2002.  
White Half Cockle p.183, pl.520      Coleman, N. 1975.  


  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaPolynesiaFrench Polynesia (Polynesie Francaise)Tuamotu Archipelago (Iles Tuamotu)
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaIndonesiaMoluccas
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Northern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Western Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea Throughout Region
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaMozambique
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific Throughout Region
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaIndonesia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanThailand (W)Phuket
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificTuvalu (Ellice Islands)Funafuti
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanCocos-Keeling


depth: intertidal 
habitat: coral reef 
substrate: in sand 
substrate: sand       Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.121 


 Coleman, N. 1981. p.183, pl. 520 [ illustration, description, distribution ]  General reference
 Hedley, C. 1899. p.504 Distribution
 Lamprell, K. & Whitehead, T. 1992. p.66, fig. 205 [ illustration, description, habitat, distribution ]  General reference
 Maes, V.O. 1967. p.160 [ distribution; ecology ]  Secondary source
 McMichael, D.F. 1960. p.34, fig. 45 [ illustration, description, distribution ]  General reference
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.121 [ pl.22; not placed in any subgenus ]  General reference
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.121 Biology and ecology
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.121 Distribution
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.121 Anatomy
 Reeve, L.A. 1844. pl. 4, fig. 23 [ as C. fragum; illustration, description, locality ]  General reference
 Richard, G. 1982. p.351 Distribution
 Rippingale, O.H. & McMichael, D.F. 1961. p.186, pl. 26. fig. 11 [ illustration, description, distribution, habitat ]  General reference
 Salvat, B. & Rives, C. 1975. p.374, fig. 431 [ illustration, description ]  General reference
 Tantanasiriwong, R. 1979. p.9 Distribution
 Wells, F.E. & Bryce, C.W. 1986. p.166, pl. 63, fig. 611 [ illustration, description, distribution ]  General reference
 Wilson, B.R. & Stevenson, S.E. 1977. p.37, pl. 2, figs 15-18 [ synonymy, type data, illustration, description, distribution, W.A. records ]  General reference


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


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=16863) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-01-22.