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Timoclea (Glycydonta) marica (Linnaeus, 1758)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Antigona marica auct.
   Venus marica Linnaeus, 1758
   Timoclea marica (Linnaeus, 1758)
   Chione djiboutiensis Jousseaume, 1894
   Leukoma japonica Kira, 1955

Common Name

Marica Venus p.329-30 []      Allan, J. 1950.  


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaMadagascar
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaMozambique
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanThailand (W)Phuket
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaEast China Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaSea of Japan
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaTanzania
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanIndo-ArabiaPersian Gulf (=Arabian Gulf)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaJapan
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaSouth China Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaMascarene IslandsReunionReunion Island
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificNew Caledonia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanIndo-ArabiaMaldives
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificFiji
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanCocos-Keeling


depth: continental shelf [ dredged at depth of 20-26m (Phuket) ]
depth: intertidal 
eCode: sand bottom [ Phuket ]
habitat: shell [ Phuket ]
substrate: sand 


  Higo, S., Callomon, P. & Goto, Y. 1999. p.501 Checklist
 Fischer-Piette, E. 1968. p.796 Distribution
 Fischer-Piette, E. 1973. p.298 [ distribution; synonymy ]  Secondary source
 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.23 General reference
 Lamprell, K. & Whitehead, T. 1992. p.130 General reference
 Maes, V.O. 1967. p.161 Distribution
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.193 [ Synonymy; distribution; biology and ecology; remarks ]  General reference
 Smith, E.A. 1885. p.125 Distribution
 Tantanasiriwong, R. 1979. p.12,13 [ distribution; ecology ]  Secondary source


                  Veneridae Rafinesque, 1815
                    Chioninae Frizzell, 1936
                      Timoclea Brown, 1827
                        Timoclea (Glycydonta) Cotton, 1936
                          Timoclea (Glycydonta) marica (Linnaeus, 1758)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=17851) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-04-21.