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Bivalvia Mytiloida Mytilidae 

Brachidontes Swainson, 1840

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Brachiodontes Swainson, 1840
   Austromytilus Laseron, 1956

Included taxa

   Brachidontes (Unplaced)
   Brachidontes (Brachidontes) Swainson, 1840
   Brachidontes striatulus (HANLEY, 1844-a)
   Brachidontes (Hormomya) Mörch, 1853
   Brachidontes setigera (DUNKER, 1856-b)

Common Name

Ribbed mussel p.1096      Turner Dixon, R. 1965.  


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Australian Bight
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricS Gulfs coast
  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 bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricSW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaSouth Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaTasmania
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaVictoria
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)


 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.13 General reference
 Kay, E.A. 1979. p.508 Biology and ecology
 Moore, R.C. 1969. p.N273 General reference
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.48 [ member of subfamily Mytilinae ]  Alternate taxonomic arrangement


                Mytilidae Rafinesque, 1815
                  Brachidontes Swainson, 1840


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=19360) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by bouchet genera on 2002-07-16.