OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Bivalvia Veneroida Cardiidae 

Frigidocardium torresi (Smith, 1885)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Cardium torresi Smith, 1885
   Microcardium torresi (E. A. Smith, 1885)


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Northern Territory
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Western Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippinesSulu ArchipelagoSulu Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanIndo-ArabiaPersian Gulf (=Arabian Gulf)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
     Dekker, H. & Orlin, Z. 2000. p.12 


depth: continental shelf [ to 136m depth ]
substrate: in sand 
substrate: mud 


 Lamprell, K. & Whitehead, T. 1992. p.70, fig. 219 [ illustration, description, habitat, distribution ]  General reference
 Smith, E.A. 1885. p.164, pl. 8, figs 4a, b [ as C. (Fragum) torresi; illustration, original description, type locality, distribution, habitat ]  General reference
 Wilson, B.R. & Stevenson, S.E. 1977. p.65, pl. 4, figs 20-22, text fig. 8 [ as Nemocardium (Microcardium) torresi; synonymy, illustration, type data, description, distribution, W.A. records ]  General reference


                  Cardiidae Lamarck, 1809
                      Frigidocardium Habe, 1951
                        Frigidocardium torresi (Smith, 1885)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=16917) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by benamy on 2002-11-25.