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Bivalvia Arcoida Arcidae 

Trisidos tortuosa (Linnaeus, 1758)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Arca tortuosa Linnaeus, 1758
   Trisidos tortuosa (Linnaeus, 1758)
   Parallelepipedum fauroti Jousseaume, 1888
   Trisidos yongei Iredale, 1939

Common Name

Twisted Ark p.256 [used for the available name Trisidos tortuosa]      Allan, J. 1950.  
Yonge's Twisted Ark p.256 [used for the available name Trisidos yongei]      Allan, J. 1950.  


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)
  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 RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaGulf of Aden
     Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.37 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
     Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.37 
  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 


depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal 
habit: interstitial, infaunal 
substrate: sand       Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.37 
substrate: shell [


 Habe, T. 1964. p.256 General reference
 Hedley, C. 1916. p.5 General reference
 Iredale, T. 1939. p.270-272 General reference
 Kilburn, R.N. 1983. p.515 Contains synonymy
 Lamprell, K. & Healy, J. 1998. p.52 [ecology, distribution]  General reference
 Lamprell, K. & Healy, J. 1998. p.52 Synonomy
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.37 General reference
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.37 Synonomy
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.37 Biology and ecology
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.37 Anatomy


                  Arcidae Lamarck, 1809
                    Trisidos Röding, 1798
                      Trisidos tortuosa (Linnaeus, 1758)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=19040) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-06-06.