OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

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Bivalvia Veneroida Veneridae 

Eumarcia fumigata (Sowerby, 1853)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Notocallista laevigata auct.
   Venus nitida Quoy & Gaimard, 1835
   Venus kochii Philippi, 1843
   Tapes fumigata Sowerby, 1853
   Venus laevigata Sowerby, 1853
   Tapes faba Reeve, 1864

Common Name

Shining Venus shell p.335      Allan, J. 1950.  
Smoked Venerid p.352      Macpherson, J.H. & Gabriel, C.J. 1962.  


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Australian Bight
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricS Gulfs coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricBass Strait
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricTas. coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricSW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaSouth Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaTasmania
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaVictoria
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland


depth: intertidal 
substrate: sand 
substrate: sandy mud [ inhabits sandy mud of tidal waters, inhabiting the margin of Zostera flats at low tide ]


 Allan, J. 1950. p.335 Biology and ecology
 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.22 [ as Notocallista laevigata ]  General reference
 Lamprell, K. & Whitehead, T. 1992. p.150 General reference


                  Veneridae Rafinesque, 1815
                    Tapetinae Fischer, 1887
                      Eumarcia Iredale, 1924
                        Eumarcia fumigata (Sowerby, 1853)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=18196) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2002-06-27.