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Bivalvia Arcoida Arcidae 

Anadara (Anadara) trapezia (Deshayes, 1840)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Arca trapezia Deshayes, 1840
   Anadara nicholsoni Iredale, 1927
   Anadara trapezia posita Iredale, 1939

Common Name

Sydney Cockle p.255 [used for the available name Anadara trapezia]      Allan, J. 1950.  
Mud Ark p.14      Coleman, N. 1975.  
Trapezoid Mud Ark p.36      Wilson, B 2002.  


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricBass Strait
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricTas. coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricSW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)Tasmania
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaVictoria
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaTasmania
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)New South Wales
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)Victoria
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)Western Australia


depth: intertidal 
substrate: in mud 
substrate: in sand 


 Cotton, B.C. 1961. p.44 General reference
 Hedley, C. 1918. p.M5 [as Arca trapezia]  General reference
 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.8 General reference
 Lamprell, K. & Healy, J. 1998. p.54 General reference
 Lamprell, K. & Healy, J. 1998. p.54 Synonomy
 Ludbrook, N.H. 1978. p.38 General reference
 Macpherson, J.H. & Gabriel, C.J. 1962. p.274 General reference
 Pritchard, G.B. & Gatliff, J.H. 1904. p.242 General reference


                  Arcidae Lamarck, 1809
                    Anadara Gray, 1847
                      Anadara (Anadara) Gray, 1847
                        Anadara (Anadara) trapezia (Deshayes, 1840)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=19118) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2003-12-04.