OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Bivalvia Myoida Gastrochaenidae 

Cucurbitula cymbium (Spengler, 1783)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Teredo (Uperotis) pupina auct.
   Guetera lagenula auct.
   Cucurbitula pupina auct.
   Gastrochaena cymbium Spengler, 1783
   Gastrochaena lagenula Lamarck, 1818
   Gastrochaena pupina Deshayes, 1855
   Gastrochaena deshayesi Sturany, 1899


  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Gulf of Carpentaria
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)New South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian Ocean
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-China
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanIndia (E)
     Hylleberg, J. & Kilburn, R.N. 2002. p.69 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaChinaHong Kong (Xianggang)
     Valentich-Scott, P. 2003. p.297 


habitat: sand [ Attached to dead shells lying on the surface of sands and muds ]
substrate: mud 


 Barash, A. & Danin, Z. 1972. p.342-343 General reference
 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.27 General reference
 Lamprell, K. & Healy, J. 1998. p.196 General reference
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.200 [ Synonymy; distribution; biology and ecology; remarks ]  General reference
 Taki, I. & Habe, T. 1955. p.2 Synonomy


                  Gastrochaenidae Gray, 1840
                    Cucurbitula Gould, 1861
                      Cucurbitula cymbium (Spengler, 1783)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=20378) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-09-17.