OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Bivalvia Veneroida Veneridae 

Samarangia quadrangularis (Adams & Reeve, 1850)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Venus quadrangularis Adams & Reeve, 1850


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed SeaSaudi Arabia
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaJapan
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaSouth China Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaChinaHainan
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines


depth: continental shelf [ 3-30m (Japan) ]
depth: shallow subtidal [ Australia ]
depth: subtidal 
eCode: in coral rubble 
substrate: coral sand [ Japan ]


 Higo, S., Callomon, P. & Goto, Y. 1999. p.506 Checklist
 Lamprell, K. & Whitehead, T. 1992. p.144 General reference
 Loch, I. 1989. p.5 Secondary source
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.181 [ Synonymy; distribution; biology and ecology; remarks ]  General reference


                  Veneridae Rafinesque, 1815
                    Samaranginae Keen, 1969
                      Samarangia Dall, 1902
                        Samarangia quadrangularis (Adams & Reeve, 1850)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=18061) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2002-06-25.