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Bivalvia Veneroida Psammobiidae 

Soletellina (Soletellina) biradiata (Wood, 1815)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Flavomala biradiata auct.
   Solen biradiata Wood, 1815
   Sanguinolaria livida Lamarck, 1818
   Psammobia flavicans Lamarck, 1818
   Soletellina nymphalis Reeve, 1857
   Soletellina epidermia Reeve, 1857

Common Name

Double-Rayed Sunset Clam p.70, pl.71E      Wilson, B 2002.  


Iluka, New South Wales to Point Peron, Western Australia

  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 RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower E coast
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricSW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaVictoria
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaTasmania
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaSouth Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales


depth: intertidal 
habitat: sand flats 
substrate: mud 
substrate: sand 


 Cotton, B.C. 1961. p.281, fig. 310 General reference
 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.25 General reference
 Lamprell, K. & Whitehead, T. 1992. p.112 General reference
 Willan, R.C. 1993. p.77, figs. 298-312, 409 Contains synonymy


                  Psammobiidae Fleming, 1828
                    Soletellina Blainville, 1824
                      Soletellina (Soletellina) Blainville, 1824
                        Soletellina (Soletellina) biradiata (Wood, 1815)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=17607) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-01-22.