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Bivalvia Veneroida Veneridae 

Lioconcha (Lioconcha) polita (Röding, 1798)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Meretrix (Lioconcha) sulcatina auct.
   Venus polita Röding, 1798
   Lioconcha (Lioconcha) polita (Röding, 1798)
   Lioconcha polita (Röding, 1798)
   Cytherea sulcatina Lamarck, 1818
   Circe (Lioconcha) sulcatina (Lamarck, 1818)


Tropical Indo-West Pacific, Indian Ocean, from the coral coast of northern Mozambique to the Andaman Islands {KLamprell011}

  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Northern Territory
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaMozambique
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanAndaman and NicobarAndaman Islands
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Gulf of Carpentaria
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Western Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificNew Caledonia


depth: subtidal [ 10-20m (Mozambique) ]
habitat: muddy sand [ in northern Mozambique living littorally in muddy sand, often on marine grassflats ]
substrate: sand [ ]


 Lamprell, K. & Kilburn, R.N. 1999. p.21 [ description; ecology; distribution; type data; synonymy ]  Secondary source
 Lamprell, K. & Kilburn, R.N. 1999. p.44 [ distribution; synonymy; type data; ecology ]  Secondary source
 Lamprell, K. & Stanisic, J. 1996. p.31 Secondary source
 Lamprell, K. & Whitehead, T. 1992. p.142 General reference


                  Veneridae Rafinesque, 1815
                    Pitariinae Stewart, 1930
                      Lioconcha Mörch, 1853
                        Lioconcha (Lioconcha) Mörch, 1853
                          Lioconcha (Lioconcha) polita (Röding, 1798)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=18057) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-06-06.