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Bivalvia Arcoida Arcidae 

Anadara (Cunearca) pilula (Reeve, 1843)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Arca pilula Reeve, 1843
   Cunearca sabinae Morlet, 1889
   Potiarca pilula saccula Iredale, 1939

Common Name

Little Ball Ark [species 8; used for the available name Arca pilula]      Reeve, L.A. 1843.  
Pill Ark p.256 [used for the available name Potiarca For Potiarca pilula]      Allan, J. 1950.  


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.302 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia


depth: intertidal 
substrate: sand [ ]
substrate: shelly bottom 


 Habe, T. 1964. p.165 General reference
 Habe, T. 1965. p.75 General reference
 Iredale, T. 1927. p.332 General reference
 Iredale, T. 1939. p.284 General reference
 Lamprell, K. & Healy, J. 1998. p.58 General reference
 Lamprell, K. & Healy, J. 1998. p.58 Synonomy
 Shuto, T. 1971. p.11 General reference


                  Arcidae Lamarck, 1809
                    Anadara Gray, 1847
                      Anadara (Cunearca) Dall, 1898
                        Anadara (Cunearca) pilula (Reeve, 1843)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=19092) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-04-29.