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Bivalvia Veneroida Donacidae 

Donax (Plebidonax) deltoides Lamarck, 1818

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Donax deltoides Lamarck, 1818
   Donax compressa Lamarck, 1818
   Donax epidermia Lamarck, 1818

Common Name

Pipi p.199, pl.558 [For Donax deltoides]      Coleman, N. 1975.  
Eugarie p.72, pl.73B      Wilson, B 2002.  
Goolwa Cockle p.72, pl.73B      Wilson, B 2002.  


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral W coast
  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 RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaSouth Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaTasmania
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaTerritory of Ashmore & Cartier Is.
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaVictoria
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)


depth: intertidal 
substrate: sand 


 Allan, J. 1950. p.344, pl. 39, fig. 7 General reference
 Cotton, B.C. 1961. p.283-284, fig. 312 General reference
 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.25 General reference
 Lamprell, K. & Whitehead, T. 1992. p.106, no. 378 General reference


                  Donacidae Fleming, 1828*
                    Donax Linnaeus, 1758
                      Donax (Plebidonax) Iredale, 1930
                        Donax (Plebidonax) deltoides Lamarck, 1818


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=17483) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-02-25.