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Bivalvia Arcoida Limopsidae 

Limopsis (Limopsis) vixornata Verco, 1907

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Limopsis vixornata Verco, 1907
   Limopsis occidentalis Cotton, 1930


Beachport to St. Francis Island, South Australia and south Western Australia (Cotton, 1961)

  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Australian Bight
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricS Gulfs coast
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)South Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaSouth Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricSW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower W coast
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)Western Australia


depth: continental shelf 
depth: continental slope [ to 220 metres ]
substrate: in sand 


 Cotton, B.C. 1961. [{p. 50, fig. 37 as Limopsis vixornata , p. 50-51, fig. 32 as Limopsis occidentalis}]  General reference
 Lamprell, K. & Healy, J. 1998. p.66 Contains synonymy


                  Limopsidae Dall, 1908
                    Limopsis Sassi, 1827
                      Limopsis (Limopsis) Sassi, 1827
                        Limopsis (Limopsis) vixornata Verco, 1907


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=19273) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2002-06-04.