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Bivalvia Veneroida Tellinidae 

Macomona deltoidalis (Lamarck, 1818)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Macomona tristis auct.
   Macomona semifossilis auct.
   Tellina deltoidalis Lamarck, 1818
   Tellina diemenensis Deshayes, 1855
   Tellina tristis Deshayes, 1855
   Tellina semifossilis Sowerby, 1867

Common Name

Triangular Tellin p.377      Macpherson, J.H. & Gabriel, C.J. 1962.  
Deltoid Tellen p.339, f.9      Allan, J. 1950.  


south Western Australia, South Australia, Victoria, Tasmania, New South Wales to south Queensland {Lampr1992x60} Hervey Bay, southern Queensland to Swan River Estuary, Western Australia (including Tasmania) {Ponde1975x02}

  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Australian Bight
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricS Gulfs coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricBass Strait
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricTas. coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricSW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaSouth Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaTasmania
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaVictoria
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland


depth: intertidal [lower littoral zone]
salinity: estuarine 
substrate: mud 
substrate: sand 


 Cotton, B.C. 1961. p.272-273, fig. 298 General reference
 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.24 General reference
 Lamprell, K. & Whitehead, T. 1992. p.94, no. 330 General reference
 Ponder, W.F. 1975. p.112, 114, pl. 9, figs. 1-11 General reference


                  Tellinidae *
                      Macomona Finlay, 1927
                        Macomona deltoidalis (Lamarck, 1818)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=17309) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-04-12.