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Bivalvia Myoida Teredinidae 

Bankia australis (Calman, 1920)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Calobates saulii 'Wright" Hedley, 1898
   Xylotyra australis Calman, 1920
   Bankia archimima Iredale, 1932
   Bankia debenhami Iredale, 1932
   Bankia occasiuncula Iredale, 1932
   Bankia rosenthali Iredale, 1932
   Bankia gabriela Cotton, 1934
   Bankia grenningi Iredale, 1936

Common Name

Bankia or Many-coned Shipworm p.359, f.5      Allan, J. 1950.  


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)New South Wales
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland


salinity: marine 
substrate: wood 


 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.27 General reference
 Lamprell, K. & Healy, J. 1998. p.208 General reference
 Turner, R.D. 1966. p.89 Synonomy
 Turner, R.D. 1971. p.34 Synonomy


                  Teredinidae Rafinesque, 1815
                    Teredininae Rafinesque, 1815
                      Bankia Gray, 1842
                        Bankia australis (Calman, 1920)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=20468) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-03-31.