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Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Bivalvia Veneroida Hemidonacidae 

Hemidonax donaciformis (Schröter, 1786)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Cardium donaciforme Schröter, 1782

Included taxa

   Hemidonax donaciformis donaciformis (Schröter, 1786)
   Hemidonax donaciformis australiensis (Reeve, 1844)

Common Name

The Donax-Shaped cockle pl.5, f.25      Reeve, L.A. 1844.  


  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Western Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaIndonesia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaIndonesiaIrian Jaya (Indonesian New Guinea)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast


depth: intertidal 
habitat: in sand 


 Lamy, E. 1917. p.264 Secondary source
 Ponder, W.F., Colman, P.H., Colman, M.H. & Yonge, C.M. 1981. p.46 [ distribution; synonymy; description; type data ]  General reference


                  Hemidonacidae Iredale & McMichael, 1962
                    Hemidonax Mörch, 1871
                      Hemidonax donaciformis (Schröter, 1786)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=16953) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2002-02-06.