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Bivalvia Veneroida Donacidae 

Donax (Deltachion) brazieri Smith, 1892

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Donax brazieri Smith, 1892
   Deltachion virilis Iredale, 1930

Common Name

Brazier's Wedge Shell p.72, pl.73D      Wilson, B 2002.  


Victoria, New South Wales and south Queensland (Lamprell, 1992)

  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricBass Strait
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaVictoria
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)New South Wales
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)Victoria
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland


depth: intertidal 
substrate: sand 


 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.25 General reference
 Lamprell, K. & Whitehead, T. 1992. p.106, no. 383a General reference


                  Donacidae Fleming, 1828*
                    Donax Linnaeus, 1758
                      Donax (Deltachion) Iredale, 1930
                        Donax (Deltachion) brazieri Smith, 1892


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=17504) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-01-22.