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Bivalvia Arcoida Noetiidae 

Arcopsis afra (Gmelin, 1791)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Arca afra Gmelin, 1791
   Striarca afra (Gmelin, 1791)
   Arca zebuensis Reeve, 1844
   Gabinarca pellita Iredale, 1939

Common Name

Yasagata-mimi-egai B246 [Higo et al, 1999, species number: B246]       Higo, S., Callomon, P. & Goto, Y. 1999.  


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)New South Wales
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaChinaHong Kong (Xianggang)
     Valentich-Scott, P. 2003. p.264 


habit: byssally attached [ attached by byssus to rock or stone in shallow water {LAMPRELL1998A} ]


 Hedley, C. 1918. p.M5 [as Arca afra]  General reference
 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.8  General reference
 Lamprell, K. & Healy, J. 1998. p.64 General reference
 Lamprell, K. & Healy, J. 1998.  Synonomy


                      Arcopsis von Koenen, 1885
                        Arcopsis afra (Gmelin, 1791)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=19206) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Paul J. Morris on 2004-02-25.