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Bivalvia Veneroida Trapezidae 

Trapezium (Glossocardia) obesa (Reeve, 1843)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Cypricardia obesa Reeve, 1843
   Glossocardia obesa (Reeve, 1843)
   Glossocardia stoliczkana Prashad, 1932


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaSouth China Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaTaiwan
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
     Dekker, H. & Orlin, Z. 2000. p.14 
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-China
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian Ocean
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast Africa
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificNew Caledonia
     Matsukuma, A. & Habe, T. 1995. p.92 


depth: continental shelf [ to 50 m ]
depth: intertidal 
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal 
habit: nestling [ nestling in crevices ]
habitat: coral reef 
substrate: sand 


 Bernard, F.R., Cai, Y.Y. & Morton, B. 1993. p.67 Secondary source
 Lamprell, K. & Whitehead, T. 1992. p.122 General reference
 Matsukuma, A. & Habe, T. 1995. p.92 General reference
 Solem, A. 1954. p.73-74 General reference


                  Trapezidae Lamy, 1920
                    Trapezium Mühlfeld, 1811
                      Trapezium (Glossocardia) Stoliczka, 1870
                        Trapezium (Glossocardia) obesa (Reeve, 1843)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=17720) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2004-06-27.