OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Bivalvia Veneroida Veneridae 

Timoclea (Timoclea) lionota (Smith, 1885)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Venus (Chione) lionota Smith, 1885
   Venus (Chione) valdiviae Thiele & Jaeckel, 1931


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPapua New Guinea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaMadagascarAntsirananaNosy Be
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaMadagascar
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaSingapore
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaGulf of Thailand
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaJapan
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificSamoan Islands
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaTanzania


depth: continental shelf [ 5-28 fathoms (approx. 9.2-51.2m) ]
depth: subtidal 
eCode: in mud 
eCode: in sand 


 Fischer-Piette, E. & Vukadinovic, D. 1977. p.80 Secondary source
 Lamprell, K. & Healy, J. 1998. p.250 General reference


                  Veneridae Rafinesque, 1815
                    Chioninae Frizzell, 1936
                      Timoclea Brown, 1827
                        Timoclea (Timoclea) Brown, 1827
                          Timoclea (Timoclea) lionota (Smith, 1885)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=17861) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2002-07-23.