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Bivalvia Arcoida Arcidae 

Barbatia (Barbatia) foliata (Forsskål, 1775)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Abarbatia corallicola auct.
   Arca helblingi auct.
   Arca foliata Forsskål, 1775
   Barbatia foliata (Forsskål, 1775)
   Arca nivea Chemnitz, 1784
   Arca trapezina Lamarck, 1817
   Byssoarca velata Sowerby, 1833
   Barbatia petersii Dunker, 1870
   Arca corallicola Iredale, 1939

Common Name

Clothed Ark [species 87; used for the available name Arca velata]      Reeve, L.A. 1844.  


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)New South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea Throughout Region
     Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.35 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific Throughout Region
     Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.35 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaCambodia
     Try, I. 2001. p.390 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanIndia (E)
     Hylleberg, J. & Kilburn, R.N. 2002. p.57 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.294 


depth: intertidal 
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal 
habitat: coral reef 
substrate: among rocks 
substrate: coral       Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.35 
substrate: rock bottom 


 Hedley, C. 1899. p.491 General reference
 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.8  General reference
 Kilburn, R.N. 1983. p.516, figs. 4-5 Contains synonymy
 Lamprell, K. & Healy, J. 1998. p.46 General reference
 Lamprell, K. & Healy, J. 1998. p.46 Synonomy
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.35 [ pl.2; not placed in any subgenus ]  General reference
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.35 Synonomy
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.35 Biology and ecology
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.35 Distribution
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.35 Anatomy


                  Arcidae Lamarck, 1809
                    Barbatia Gray, 1842
                      Barbatia (Barbatia) Gray, 1842
                        Barbatia (Barbatia) foliata (Forsskål, 1775)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=18940) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-08-14.