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Bivalvia Veneroida Condylocardiidae 

Ovacuna atkinsoni (Tenison-Woods, 1877)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Kellia atkinsoni Tenison-Woods, 1877
   Carditella atkinsoni (Tension Woods, 1877)
   Cuna atkinsoni (Tenison Woods, 1877)
   Saltocuna atkinsoni (Tenison Woods, 1877)
   Ovacuna atkinsoni (Tenison Woods, 1877)
   Cuna solida Cotton, 1931
   Warrana eccentrica Laseron, 1953

Common Name

Atkinson's Cuna p.304, f.8      Allan, J. 1950.  


Capricorn Channel, Great Barrier Reef, Queensland to off Rottnest Island, Western Australia (Middelfart, 2002)

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


depth: continental shelf [ alive at 25-35 m ]
depth: continental slope [ to 295 m ]
depth: subtidal 
habitat: sea grass bed 
substrate: mud 
substrate: sand 


 Allan, J. 1950. p.304 [ ]  General reference
 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.16 General reference
 Lamprell, K. & Healy, J. 1998. [ p. 174, fig. 504 as Cuna solida, p. 176, fig. 510 Ovacuna atkinsoni ]  General reference
 Middelfart, P. 2002. p.56 Synonomy
 Middelfart, P. 2002. p.61 Distribution


                  Condylocardiidae Bernard, 1896
                    Cuninae Chavan, 1969
                      Ovacuna Laseron, 1953
                        Ovacuna atkinsoni (Tenison-Woods, 1877)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=18677) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-03-31.