OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

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Bivalvia Veneroida Donacidae 

Donax (Latona) faba Gmelin, 1791

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Donax radiata SCHRÍTER, 1786
   Donax faba Gmelin, 1791
   Donax radians Lamarck, 1818
   Donax radians LAMARCK, 1818 in 1815-22
   Donax deshayesii DUNKER, 1853

Common Name

Rayed Wedge Shell p.345      Allan, J. 1950.  
Pacific Bean donax or hoi siap (Th.) p.106      Nateewathana, A. 1995.  
Pacific Bean Wedge Shell p.74, pl.75A      Wilson, B 2002.  
Ryukyu-naminoko B1084 [Higo et al, 1999, species number: B1084]       Higo, S., Callomon, P. & Goto, Y. 1999.  


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian Ocean
  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 RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)New South Wales
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-China
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  PRELOVED RegionsThailand
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanIndia (E)
     Hylleberg, J. & Kilburn, R.N. 2002. p.67 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaChinaHong Kong (Xianggang)
     Valentich-Scott, P. 2003. p.293 


depth: intertidal 
substrate: sand [ intertidal sandy slopes (Thailand) ]


 Bernard, F.R., Cai, Y.Y. & Morton, B. 1993. p.100 Secondary source
 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1978. p.185 General reference
 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.25 General reference
 Lamprell, K. & Whitehead, T. 1992. p.106, no. 380 General reference
 Nateewathana, A. 1995. p.106 Secondary source
 Satyamurti, S.T. 1956. p.147-148, pl. 22, figs. 4a-c General reference


                  Donacidae Fleming, 1828*
                    Donax Linnaeus, 1758
                      Donax (Latona) Schumacher, 1817
                        Donax (Latona) faba Gmelin, 1791


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=17495) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Paul J. Morris on 2004-02-25.