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Bivalvia Pholadomyoida Clavagellidae 

Clavagella (Clavagella) multangularis (Tate, 1887)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Humphreyia multangularis auct.
   Aspergillum multangulare Tate, 1887
   Aspergillum (Humphreyia) liratum Tate, 1887

Common Name

Tube Clavagella p.301      Allan, J. 1950.  
Multi-angled Tube Shell p.401 [as Dacosta multangularis]      Macpherson, J.H. & Gabriel, C.J. 1962.  


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Australian Bight
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricS Gulfs coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricBass Strait
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)South Australia
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)New South Wales
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)Victoria
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaSouth Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaVictoria


depth: continental shelf [ throughout range ]
depth: continental slope [ to 250 m ]
depth: shallow subtidal [ from 2m ]
depth: subtidal [ 5-20 m ]
substrate: rocks [ attached to rocks or dead shells by the disc ]


 Allan, J. 1950. p.301, fig. 7 General
 Cotton, B.C. 1961. p.157, fig. 150 General
 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.15 [ as Humphreyia multangularis ]  General reference
 Lamprell, K. & Healy, J. 1998. p.220 General reference
 Macpherson, J.H. & Gabriel, C.J. 1962. p.401, fig. 472 [ as Dacosta multangularis ]  General
 Smith, B.J. 1971. p.137, pl. 10, figs. 1-3 Contains synonymy
 Smith, B.J. 1976. p.188, fig. 3 General reference


                  Clavagellidae Orbigny, 1844
                    Clavagella Blainville [ex Lamarck], 1817
                      Clavagella (Clavagella) Blainville [ex Lamarck], 1817
                        Clavagella (Clavagella) multangularis (Tate, 1887)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=20632) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Holly Barlow on 2001-09-03.