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Bivalvia Arcoida Arcidae 

Arca (Arca) ventricosa Lamarck, 1819

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Arca ventricosa Lamarck, 1819
   Byssoarca truncata Sowerby, 1833
   Navicula parventricosa Iredale, 1939

Common Name

Ventricose Ark p.34 [used for the available name Arca ventricosa]      Wilson, B 2002.  
Truncated Ark [species 74; used for the available name Arca truncata]      Reeve, L.A. 1844.  


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)New South Wales
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaGulf of Aden
     Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.34 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaDjibouti
     Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.34 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.292 


habitat: coral reef 
substrate: coral       Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.34 
substrate: rock bottom 


 Bernard, F.R., Cai, Y.Y. & Morton, B. 1993. p.21 Secondary source
 Hedley, C. 1918. p.M5 [as Arca ventricosa]  General reference
 Iredale, T. 1939. p.294 General reference
 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.9 General reference
 Kay, E.A. 1979. p.500 General reference
 Kilburn, R.N. 1983. p.514 Contains synonymy
 Lamprell, K. & Healy, J. 1998. p.44 General reference
 Lamprell, K. & Healy, J. 1998. p.44 Synonomy
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.34 General reference
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.34 Biology and ecology
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.34 Distribution
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.34 Anatomy


                  Arcidae Lamarck, 1809
                    Arca Linnaeus, 1758
                      Arca (Arca) Linnaeus, 1758
                        Arca (Arca) ventricosa Lamarck, 1819


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=18917) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2003-12-04.