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Bivalvia Veneroida Veneridae 

Gafrarium tumidum Röding, 1798

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Gafrarium tumidum Röding, 1798
   Gafrarium angulatum Röding, 1798
   Cytherea gibbia Lamarck, 1818
   Cytherea ranella Lamarck, 1818
   Cytherea cuneata Lamarck, 1818

Common Name

Tumid venus or hoi laay (Th.) p.107      Nateewathana, A. 1995.  
Swollen Circe p.332 [For Circe tumidum]      Allan, J. 1950.  


  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaEast China Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaSeychelles
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificNew Caledonia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPapua New Guinea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaSouth China Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaMalaysia
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaJapan
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaChinaHainan
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaChinaHong Kong (Xianggang)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaMozambique
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanIndia (E)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaCambodia
     Try, I. 2001. p.392 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaThailand (E)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaChinaHong Kong (Xianggang)
     Valentich-Scott, P. 2003. p.288 


depth: intertidal 
substrate: mud 
substrate: mud 
substrate: mud 
substrate: sand [ coarse sand between shale blocks (Thailand) ]


  Higo, S., Callomon, P. & Goto, Y. 1999. p.503 Distribution
 Dufo 1840. p.219 Distribution
 Fischer-Piette, E. 1968. p.785 Secondary source
 Lamprell, K. & Whitehead, T. 1992. p.134 General reference
 Nateewathana, A. 1995. p.107 Secondary source
 Nielsen, C. 1976. p.7 [ distribution; ecology ]  Secondary source
 Satyamurti, S.T. 1956. p.108 Distribution
 Smith, E.A. 1885. p.143 Secondary source
 Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.304 Distribution


                  Veneridae Rafinesque, 1815
                    Circinae Dall, 1913
                      Gafrarium Röding, 1798
                        Gafrarium tumidum Röding, 1798


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=17919) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-04-28.