OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Callista (Costacallista) lilacina (Lamarck, 1818)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Cytherea lilacina Lamarck, 1818
   Cytherea pectoralis Lamarck, 1818
   Dione grata Deshayes, 1853

Common Name

Giant Sulcate Venus shell p.P.327, pl.34, f.11 []      Allan, J. 1950.  


{ALLAN1950er} does not specify south or north Western Australia

  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Western Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificNew Caledonia


depth: intertidal 
eCode: in sand 


 Allan, J. 1950. p.327 Secondary source
 Lamprell, K. & Stanisic, J. 1996. p.30 Secondary source
 Lamprell, K. & Whitehead, T. 1992. p.140 General reference


                  Veneridae Rafinesque, 1815
                    Pitariinae Stewart, 1930
                      Callista Poli, 1791
                        Callista (Costacallista) Palmer, 1927
                          Callista (Costacallista) lilacina (Lamarck, 1818)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=18029) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-04-21.