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Bivalvia Pholadomyoida Laternulidae 

Laternula (Laternula) anatina (Linnaeus, 1758)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Anatina hispidula auct.
   Solen anatinus Linnaeus, 1758
   Laternula anatina (Linnaeus, 1758)
   Anatina subrostrata Lamarck, 1818
   Anatina siphonata Reeve, 1863
   Anatina flexuosa Reeve, 1863
   Anatina eximia Reeve, 1863
   Anatina cumingii Reeve, 1863
   Anatina blainvillei Reeve, 1863
   Anatina labiata Reeve, 1863
   Anatina amphora Reeve, 1863
   Anatina bullata Reeve, 1863

Common Name

Yose-okina-gai B1369 [Higo et al, 1999, species number: B1369]       Higo, S., Callomon, P. & Goto, Y. 1999.  
Okina-gai B1369 [Higo et al, 1999, species number: B1369]       Higo, S., Callomon, P. & Goto, Y. 1999.  


  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian Ocean
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast Africa
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-China
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern Pacific
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
  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.299 


eCode: in sand 
habit: burrowing, infaunal [ deeply burrowing in muds, lower shore and offshore ]
substrate: mud [ ]


 Barash, A. & Danin, Z. 1972. p.343-344, fig. 25 [{as Laternula subrostrata}]  General reference
 Lamprell, K. & Healy, J. 1998. p.214 General reference
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.209 [ Synonymy; distribution; biology and ecology; remarks; not placed in a particular subgenus ]  General reference
 Satyamurti, S.T. 1956. p.172-173, pl. 25, figs. 6a-b General reference


                  Laternulidae Hedley, 1918
                    Laternula Röding, 1798
                      Laternula (Laternula) Röding, 1798
                        Laternula (Laternula) anatina (Linnaeus, 1758)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=20530) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Paul J. Morris on 2004-02-25.