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Bivalvia Arcoida Arcidae 

Scapharca inaequivalvis (Bruguière, 1789)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Arca inaequivalvis Bruguière, 1789
   Arca disparilis Reeve, 1844
   Scapharca aliena Iredale, 1939

Common Name

Inequivalve Ark [species 54; used for the available name Arca inequivalvis]      Reeve, L.A. 1844.  
Globose Ark [species 52; used for the available name Arca globosa]      Reeve, L.A. 1844.  
Unequal Ark [species 59; used for the available name Arca disparilis]      Reeve, L.A. 1844.  


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  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-ChinaChinaHong Kong (Xianggang)


depth: intertidal 
substrate: mud bottom 
substrate: sand bottom 


 Habe, T. 1964. p.164 General reference
 Iredale, T. 1939. p.282 General reference
 Lamprell, K. & Healy, J. 1998. p.56 General reference
 Lamprell, K. & Healy, J. 1998. p.56 Synonomy
 Oostingh, C.H. 1935. p.138 General reference
 Reeve, L.A. 1844.  General reference
 Valentich-Scott, P. 2003. p.264 Distribution


                  Arcidae Lamarck, 1809
                    Scapharca Gray, 1847
                      Scapharca inaequivalvis (Bruguière, 1789)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=19076) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by juliannao on 2003-09-22.