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Bivalvia Arcoida Arcidae 

Barbatia (Barbatia) amygdalumtostum (Röding, 1798)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Arca fusca Bruguière, 1792
   Arca amygdalumtostum Röding, 1798
   Barbatia amygdalumtostum (Röding, 1798)
   Ustularca cruciata renuta Iredale, 1939
   Arca cruciata Philippi, 1949

Common Name

Brown Ark [species 82; used for the available name Arca fusca]      Reeve, L.A. 1844.  
Almond Ark p.36      Wilson, B 2002.  


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
     Dekker, H. & Orlin, Z. 2000. p.8 
  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.292 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Northern Territory
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaMadagascar
     Rost, H & Soot-Ryen, T. 1955. p.2 


depth: intertidal 
habitat: coral reef 
substrate: rock bottom 


  . p.254 General reference
 Hedley, C. 1916. p.5 [as Arca fusca]  General reference
 Kay, E.A. 1979. p.504 General reference
 Lamprell, K. & Healy, J. 1998. p.48 General reference
 Lamprell, K. & Healy, J. 1998. p.48 Synonomy
 Rost, H & Soot-Ryen, T. 1955. p.2 General reference
 Satyamurti, S.T. 1956. p.21 General reference
 Smith, E.A. 1885. p.260 General reference
 Wells, F.E. & Bryce, C.W. 1986. [fig. 551]  General reference


                  Arcidae Lamarck, 1809
                    Barbatia Gray, 1842
                      Barbatia (Barbatia) Gray, 1842
                        Barbatia (Barbatia) amygdalumtostum (Röding, 1798)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=18961) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2004-06-09.