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Bivalvia Arcoida Arcidae 

Arca (Arca) navicularis Bruguière, 1789

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Arca navicularis Bruguière, 1789
   Arca linter Jonas, 1846
   Navicula subnavicularis Iredale, 1939

Common Name

Ship-Like Ark [species 70; used for the available name Arca navicularis]      Reeve, L.A. 1844.  
Indo-Pacific Ark p.34      Wilson, B 2002.  
Navicula Ark p.256      Allan, J. 1950.  


"Suez, Gulf of Aqaba, Djibouti, Aden. [Indo-Pacific]." (Oliver, 1992) South and East China Seas, Taiwan, Hainan to Honshu, Japan (Bernard, Cai & Morton, 1993)

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed SeaGulf of Aqaba Throughout Region
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaDjibouti Throughout Region
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaGulf of Aden Throughout Region
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)New South Wales
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific
  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 bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-China
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanIndia (E)
     Hylleberg, J. & Kilburn, R.N. 2002. p.56 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.294 


depth: continental shelf 
depth: subtidal 
substrate: coral       Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.33 
substrate: rocks       Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.33 
substrate: shelly bottom 


 Bernard, F.R., Cai, Y.Y. & Morton, B. 1993. p.21 Secondary source
 Coleman, N. 1981. p.181 General reference
 Hedley, C. 1916. p.5 General reference
 Kilburn, R.N. 1983. p.513, fig. 1 Contains synonymy
 Lamprell, K. & Healy, J. 1998. p.44 General reference
 Lamprell, K. & Healy, J. 1998. p.44 Synonomy
 McMichael, D.F. 1960. p.18 General reference
 Odhner, N.H. 1917. p.21 General reference
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.33 General reference
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.33 Biology and ecology
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.33 Distribution
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.33 Anatomy
 Oostingh, C.H. 1935. p.125 General reference
 Pritchard, G.B. & Gatliff, J.H. 1904. p.240 General reference
 Smith, E.A. 1884. p.109 General reference
 Smith, E.A. 1885. p.259 General reference
 Tate, R. 1887. p.102 General reference
 Wells, F.E. & Bryce, C.W. 1986. p.148 General reference


                  Arcidae Lamarck, 1809
                    Arca Linnaeus, 1758
                      Arca (Arca) Linnaeus, 1758
                        Arca (Arca) navicularis Bruguière, 1789


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=18914) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2003-12-04.