OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Bivalvia Veneroida Tellinidae 

Macoma (Psammacoma) candida (Lamarck, 1818)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Psammotoea candida Lamarck, 1818
   Tellina (Macoma) arafurensis Smith, 1885


north Queensland, Northern Territory to north Western Australia

  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanIndia (E)
     Hylleberg, J. & Kilburn, R.N. 2002. p.68 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaChinaHong Kong (Xianggang)
     Valentich-Scott, P. 2003. p.293 


depth: sublittoral 
substrate: sand 


 Bertin, V. 1878. p.342 Synonomy
 Lamprell, K. & Whitehead, T. 1992. p.102, no. 362 General reference


                  Tellinidae *
                    Macominae Olsson, 1961
                      Macoma Leach, 1819
                        Macoma (Psammacoma) Dall, 1900
                          Macoma (Psammacoma) candida (Lamarck, 1818)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=17430) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-09-17.