OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Bivalvia Veneroida Tellinidae 

Cadella semen (Hanley, 1845)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Tellina semen Hanley, 1845
   Tellina fabagella Deshayes, 1855
   Tellina semitorta Sowerby, 1867
   Tellina striatissima Sowerby, 1868
   Tellina (Moera) miracyllium Melvill & Standen, 1907
   Tellina europisthus Barnard, 1964


{Torres Strait and Gulf of Carpentaria (Lamprell, 1992) East Africa to Fiji islands (Boss, 1969)}

  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian Ocean
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast Africa
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern Pacific


depth: intertidal 
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal [to 10 metres]
substrate: sand 


 Boss, K.J. 1969. p.136-140 [pl. 14, fig. 5; pl. 15, figs. 1-4]  Contains synonymy
 Lamprell, K. & Whitehead, T. 1992. p.92, no. 317 General reference


                  Tellinidae *
                    Arcopagiinae Kuroda & Habe, 1981
                      Cadella Dall, Bartsch & Rehder, 1938
                        Cadella semen (Hanley, 1845)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=17279) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2002-02-25.