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Bivalvia Veneroida Solenidae 

Solen (Solen) vaginoides Lamarck, 1818

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Neosolen correctus auct.
   Solen vaginoides Lamarck, 1818
   Solen aspersus Dunker, 1862
   Solen correctus Iredale, 1937

Common Name

Chinaman's Fingernail p.346      Allan, J. 1950.  
Finger-Oyster p.346      Allan, J. 1950.  


  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaVictoria
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)Tasmania
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaTasmania
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)New South Wales
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)Victoria
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricTas. coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricBass Strait
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanIndia (E)
     Hylleberg, J. & Kilburn, R.N. 2002. p.68 


depth: shallow subtidal 
habit: burrowing, infaunal 
habitat: beach 
substrate: mud 
substrate: sand 


 Allan, J. 1950. p.346 [{fig. 1 as Solen vaginiodes ; fig. 2 as Solen correctus}]  General reference
 Cotton, B.C. 1961. p.287, fig. 316 General reference
 Iredale, T. 1924. p.213 General reference
 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.25 General reference
 Lamprell, K. & Healy, J. 1998. p.176 General reference
 Macpherson, J.H. & Gabriel, C.J. 1962. p.379, fig. 443 General reference


                  Solenidae Lamarck, 1809
                    Solen Linnaeus, 1758
                      Solen (Solen) Linnaeus, 1758
                        Solen (Solen) vaginoides Lamarck, 1818


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=20198) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-03-28.