OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Bivalvia Veneroida Psammobiidae 

Heteroglypta contraria (Deshayes, 1863)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Psammobia contraria Deshayes, 1863
   Heteroglypta contraria (Deshayes, 1863)
   Heteroglypta hedleyi Iredale, 1929
   Heteroglypta avecta Iredale, 1929
   Heteroglypta saltatrix Iredale, 1929
   Heteroglypta pansa Iredale, 1929
   Heteroglypta nipponica Kuroda, 1934


  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaGulf of Aden
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaDjibouti
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed SeaYemen
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)New South Wales
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
     Dekker, H. & Orlin, Z. 2000. p.14 


depth: continental shelf [ to 30 m {Willa1993x05} to 35 m {Lampr1992x60} ]
depth: subtidal [ from 6 m ]
habit: burrowing, infaunal 
habitat: coral reef 
substrate: sand 


 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.25 General reference
 Lamprell, K. & Whitehead, T. 1992. p.112 General reference
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.163 [ Synonymy; distribution; biology and ecology; remarks ]  General reference
 Willan, R.C. 1993. p.9, figs. 27-37, 382 Contains synonymy


                  Psammobiidae Fleming, 1828
                    Heteroglypta Martens, 1880
                      Heteroglypta contraria (Deshayes, 1863)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=17600) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by benamy on 2002-09-17.