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Bivalvia Veneroida Cardiidae 

Corculum Röding, 1798

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Corculum Röding, 1798

Included taxa

   Corculum cardissa (Linnaeus, 1758)
   Corculum cardissum (Linnaeus, 1758)
   Corculum impressum (LIGHTFOOT, 1786)
   Corculum monstrosum (GMELIN, 1791)
   Corculum dionaeum (Broderip & Sowerby, 1828)
   Corculum productum (Deshayes, 1854)
   Corculum laevigatum Bartsch, 1947
   Corculum kirai Shikama, 1964

Common Name

Little Hearts p.221      Bartsch, P. 1947.  
True heart mussel p.185      Rippingale, O.H. & McMichael, D.F. 1961.  


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPapua New Guinea


 Bartsch, P. 1947. p.221 [ taxonomic review of the genus and species included ]  General reference
 Keen, A.M. 1980. p.1 [ taxonomic revision of genera ]  General reference
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.121 [ not placed in any subfamily ]  Alternate taxonomic arrangement
 Severin, K.P. & Cooper, J.H. 1989. p.64 Distribution


                  Cardiidae Lamarck, 1809
                    Fraginae Stewart, 1930
                      Corculum Röding, 1798


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=16879) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by bouchet genera on 2002-07-16.