OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Bivalvia Veneroida Cardiidae 

Laevicardium multipunctatum (Sowerby in Broderip & Sowerby, 1833)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Cardium multipunctatum Sowerby in Broderip & Sowerby, 1833

Common Name

The Many-dotted Cockle pl. 1, fig. 7      Reeve, L.A. 1844.  


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippinesVisayanCebuCebu
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippinesVisayanCebuCebuMactan Island


substrate: coral 
substrate: sand 


 Lamprell, K. & Whitehead, T. 1992. p.70, fig. 223 [ illustration, description, habitat, distribution ]  General reference
 Reeve, L.A. 1844. pl. 1, fig. 7 [ as C. multipunctatum; illustration, description, distribution ]  General reference
 Wilson, B.R. & Stevenson, S.E. 1977. pl. 3, figs 13-15 [ illustration ]  General reference


                  Cardiidae Lamarck, 1809
                    Laevicardiinae Keen, 1936
                      Laevicardium Swainson, 1840
                        Laevicardium multipunctatum (Sowerby in Broderip & Sowerby, 1833)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=16927) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2002-01-30.