OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

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Bivalvia Veneroida Solecurtidae 

Solecurtus sulcatus (Dunker, 1862)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Macha sulcatus Dunker, 1862

Common Name

Sulcate Sunset Shell p.20      Coleman, N. 1981.  
Sulcate Solecurtus p.72, pl.73A      Wilson, B 2002.  


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia


depth: intertidal 
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal [{to 9 metres{Lampr1992x60}}]
substrate: sand 


 Cernohorsky, W.O. 1978. p.186-187, pl. 68, fig. 3 General reference
 Cotton, B.C. 1964. p.13, pl. 3, no. 3 General reference
 Lamprell, K. & Whitehead, T. 1992. p.118, no. 437 General reference


                  Solecurtidae d'Orbigny, 1846
                    Solecurtus Blainville, 1824
                      Solecurtus sulcatus (Dunker, 1862)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=17689) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-01-22.