OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

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Bivalvia Veneroida Cardiidae 

Lunulicardia retusum (Linnaeus, 1767)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Opisocardium subretusum auct.
   Hemicardium subretusum auct.
   Cardium retusum Linnaeus, 1767
   Cardium excavataum Humphrey, 1797
   Cardium subretusum Sowerby, 1834

Common Name

The Blunt Cockle pl. 19, fig. 103      Reeve, L.A. 1844.  


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Northern Territory
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Western Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaMozambique
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast Africa
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanSri Lanka
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaJapan
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
  PRELOVED RegionsIndia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaMadagascar


depth: intertidal 
substrate: in sand 


 Lamprell, K. & Whitehead, T. 1992. p.66, fig. 207 [ illustration, description, habitat, distribution ]  General reference
 Lamy, E. 1942. p.229 Secondary source
 Odhner, N.H. 1919. p.13 Distribution
 Reeve, L.A. 1844. pl. 19, fig. 103 [ as C. retusum; illustration, description, locality ]  General reference
 Reeve, L.A. 1844. pl. 19, fig. 100 [ as C. subretusum; illustration, description ]  General reference
 Satyamurti, S.T. 1956. p.96? [ check page number; illustration, synonymy, description, distribution ]  General reference
 Satyamurti, S.T. 1956. p.96 Distribution
 Shuto, T. 1971. p.33, pl. 7, figs 1-3 [ as F. (Lunulicardia) subretusum; synonymy, illustration, locality, description ]  General reference
 Wells, F.E. & Bryce, C.W. 1986. p.166, fig. 606 [ illustration, distribution ]  General reference
 Wilson, B.R. & Stevenson, S.E. 1977. p.42, pl. 2, figs 6-14 [ synonymy, illustration, description, distribution, W.A. records ]  General reference


                  Cardiidae Lamarck, 1809
                    Fraginae Stewart, 1930
                      Lunulicardia Gray, 1853
                        Lunulicardia retusum (Linnaeus, 1767)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=16871) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2002-01-29.