OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Bivalvia Veneroida Veneridae 

Gafrarium equivocum (Holten, 1802)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Venus equivocum Holten, 1802

Common Name

Shiwa-hime-inami-gai B1161 [Higo et al, 1999, species number: B1161]       Higo, S., Callomon, P. & Goto, Y. 1999.  


Tropical Pacific {PB1176}

  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaJapan
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaTaiwan
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines


depth: intertidal 
depth: sublittoral [ intertidal to 20m (Japan) ]
eCode: in sand [ coarse sand (Japan) ]
substrate: gravel [ Japan ]


 Higo, S., Callomon, P. & Goto, Y. 1999. p.503 Checklist
 Lamprell, K. & Whitehead, T. 1992. p.134 General reference


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


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=17934) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Paul J. Morris on 2004-02-25.