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Bivalvia Veneroida Veneridae 

Gafrarium dispar (Holten, 1802)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Cytherea (Crista) dispar auct.
   Venus dispar Holten, 1802
   Gafrarium dispar (Holten, 1802)
   Venus discors Dillwyn, 1817
   Cytherea pulicaris Lamarck, 1818
   Cytherea mixta Lamarck, 1818
   Cytherea muscaria Lamarck, 1818
   Cytherea cuneata Lamarck, 1818
   Circe transversaria Deshayes, 1854
   Circe marmorata Reeve, 1863

Common Name

Transverse Circe p.332, f.4      Allan, J. 1950.  


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanThailand (W)Phuket
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Northern Territory
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Western Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanIndia (E)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaChinaHainan
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaEast China Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaJapan
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaSea of Japan
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaSouth China Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanIndia (E)
     Hylleberg, J. & Kilburn, R.N. 2002. p.64 


depth: continental shelf [ intertidal to 20m (Japan) ]
depth: intertidal 
eCode: in sand [ coarse sand between shale blocks (Phuket) ]
substrate: gravel [ Japan ]


 Higo, S., Callomon, P. & Goto, Y. 1999. p.503 Checklist
 Lamprell, K. & Whitehead, T. 1992. p.134 General reference
 Nielsen, C. 1976. p.7 [ distribution; ecology ]  Secondary source
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.182 [ Synonymy; distribution; biology and ecology; remarks ]  General reference
 Satyamurti, S.T. 1956. p.109-10 Distribution


                  Veneridae Rafinesque, 1815
                    Circinae Dall, 1913
                      Gafrarium Röding, 1798
                        Gafrarium dispar (Holten, 1802)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=17926) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-04-28.