OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Bivalvia Veneroida Veneridae 

Granicorium indutum Hedley, 1906

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Granicorium indutum Hedley, 1906
   Granicorium attonitum Iredale, 1936

Common Name

Sand-covered Venus shell p.327      Allan, J. 1950.  


  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)New South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)Western Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricSW coast


depth: continental shelf [ 17-20 fathoms (approx. 31.1-36.6m); to 72m ]
habitat: in sand 


 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.22 General reference
 Lamprell, K. & Healy, J. 1999. p.74 Secondary source
 Lamprell, K. & Whitehead, T. 1992. p.144 General reference


                  Veneridae Rafinesque, 1815
                    Tapetinae Fischer, 1887
                      Granicorium Hedley, 1906
                        Granicorium indutum Hedley, 1906


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=18064) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2002-07-15.