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Bivalvia Nuculoida Nuculanidae 

Nuculana (Scaeoleda) crassa (Hinds, 1843)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Scaeoleda crassa auct.
   Nucula crassa Hinds, 1843
   Scaeoleda crassa illepida Iredale, 1929

Common Name

Crassa Elongated Shell p.248, f.6      Allan, J. 1950.  
Illepeda Elongate Nut Shell p.248      Allan, J. 1950.  


  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 RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaVictoria
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)Tasmania
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaSouth Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaTasmania
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)New South Wales
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)South Australia
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)Victoria


depth: continental shelf [ to 66 metres {LAMPRELL1998A} ]
substrate: mud [ ]
substrate: sand 


 Iredale, T. 1924. p.185 [as Nuculana crassa]  New combination
 Iredale, T. 1929. [as Scaeoleda crassa]  New combination
 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.7 General reference
 Lamprell, K. & Healy, J. 1998. p.40 General reference
 Sowerby, G.B. 1860. p.120 [pl. 228, fig. 67, as Leda crassa]  New combination


                  Nuculanidae H. & A. Adams, 1858
                    Nuculaninae H. & A. Adams, 1858
                      Nuculana Link, 1807
                        Nuculana (Scaeoleda) Iredale, 1929
                          Nuculana (Scaeoleda) crassa (Hinds, 1843)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=18812) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-04-12.