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Bivalvia Veneroida Mactridae 

Lutraria (Psammophila) australis Reeve, 1854

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Lutraria magna auct.
   Mya oblonga auct.
   Lutraria oblonga var. australis auct.
   Lutraria curta auct.
   Lutraria intermedia auct.
   Chama magna Costa, 1778
   Mya oblonga Gmelin, 1791
   Lutraria arcuata Reeve, 1854
   Lutraria philippinarum Reeve, 1854
   Lutraria australis Reeve, 1854

Common Name

Otter's shell p.350      Allan, J. 1950.  


  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Gulf of Carpentaria
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Northern Territory
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaGulf of Aden
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificKermadec Islands
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaIndonesia


depth: intertidal 
eCode: in sand 
habit: burrowing, infaunal [ deep burrower ]
habitat: in sand [ offshore ]


 Dharma, B. 1992. p.92 Distribution
 Iredale, T. 1915. p.342 Contains synonymy
 Lamprell, K. & Whitehead, T. 1992. p.82 General reference
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.132 [ Synonymy; distribution; biology and ecology; remarks; not placed in any subgenus ]  General reference
 Powell, A.W.B. 1967. p.198 Distribution


                  Mactridae Lamarck, 1809
                    Lutrariinae H. & A. Adams, 1856
                      Lutraria Lamarck, 1799
                        Lutraria (Psammophila) Brown, 1827
                          Lutraria (Psammophila) australis Reeve, 1854


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=17111) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by benamy on 2002-09-17.