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Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Bivalvia Veneroida Veneridae 

Timoclea (Chioneryx) scabra (Hanley, 1845)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Venus scabra Hanley, 1845
   Veremolpa scabra (Hanley, 1845)
   Chione micra Pilsbry, 1904
   Veremolpa micra (Pilsbry, 1904)
   Chione siamensis Lynge, 1909
   Veremolpa ethica Iredale, 1930

Common Name

Rough Venus p.330 [referring to synonym Veremolpa ethica]      Allan, J. 1950.  


Indo-Pacific {PB1176}

  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaSea of Japan
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaSouth China Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaChinaGuangdong
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)New South Wales
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanIndia (E)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaMadagascar?
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaChinaHong Kong (Xianggang)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaEast China Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaJapan
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaMascarene IslandsMauritius
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanIndo-ArabiaPersian Gulf (=Arabian Gulf)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanSri Lanka
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaGulf of Thailand
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanIndia (E)
     Hylleberg, J. & Kilburn, R.N. 2002. p.66 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaChinaHong Kong (Xianggang)
     Valentich-Scott, P. 2003. p.291 


depth: continental shelf [ to 40m (Japan) ]
depth: intertidal 
depth: sublittoral 
substrate: mud [ Japan ]
substrate: sand 


 Fischer-Piette, E. & Vukadinovic, D. 1977. p.70 Secondary source
 Higo, S., Callomon, P. & Goto, Y. 1999. p.502 [ {PB1176} Chione micra seperate species ]  Checklist
 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.23 General reference
 Lamprell, K. & Whitehead, T. 1992. p.130 General reference
 Odhner, N.H. 1919. p.12 Distribution
 Satyamurti, S.T. 1956. p.124 Distribution


                  Veneridae Rafinesque, 1815
                    Chioninae Frizzell, 1936
                      Timoclea Brown, 1827
                        Timoclea (Chioneryx) Iredale, 1924
                          Timoclea (Chioneryx) scabra (Hanley, 1845)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=17846) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-09-17.