OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Bivalvia Veneroida Veneridae 

Tapes (Tapes) sulcarius (Lamarck, 1818)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Venus textile var. sulcaria auct.
   Paphia sulcaria auct.
   Venus sulcaria Lamarck, 1818
   Tapes sulcarius (Lamarck, 1818)
   Venus deshayesiana Bianconi, 1856
   Venus variopicta Bianconi, 1856


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaMozambiqueInhambane
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaSouth Africa
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaKenya
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanIndo-ArabiaOman
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed SeaSaudi Arabia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaGulf of Aden
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaMozambique
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanIndo-ArabiaPersian Gulf (=Arabian Gulf)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaIndonesiaMoluccas
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanAndaman and NicobarNicobar Islands
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaTanzaniaPwani ProvinceZanzibar
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaMascarene IslandsMauritius
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaChinaHong Kong (Xianggang)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificNew Caledonia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
     Dekker, H. & Orlin, Z. 2000. p.15 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.298 


depth: intertidal 
substrate: sand [ in muddy sand, lower shore and below (Persian Gulf) ]


 Bonfitto, A., Sabelli, B., Tommasini, S. & Herbert, G. 1994. p.135,136 General reference
 Fischer-Piette, E. 1968. p.792 Distribution
 Fischer-Piette, E. 1973. p.296 [ distribution; synonymy ]  Secondary source
 Fischer-Piette, E. & Metivier, B. 1971. p.22 Secondary source
 Lamprell, K. & Whitehead, T. 1992. p.150 General reference
 Matsukuma, A. 1986. p.24-5 Type information
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.190 [ Synonymy; distribution; biology and ecology; remarks ]  General reference
 Oliver, P.G. 1995. p.274 [ distribution; description; ecology ]  General reference


                  Veneridae Rafinesque, 1815
                    Tapetinae Fischer, 1887
                      Tapes Mühlfeld, 1811
                        Tapes (Tapes) Mühlfeld, 1811
                          Tapes (Tapes) sulcarius (Lamarck, 1818)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=18187) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2004-03-04.