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Bivalvia Pholadomyoida Clavagellidae 

Clavagella (Dacosta) australis (Sowerby, 1829)

Type of listing: Name in current use


Included taxa

   Clavagella (Dacosta) australis australis (Sowerby, 1829)
   Clavagella (Dacosta) australis mullerae (Kilburn, 1974)


  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricBass Strait
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaVictoria


habit: boring, infaunal 
habit: cemented, epifaunal 
habitat: rock reef [ edge of an overhang on a large rock just above low tide ]
substrate: in calcareous rock 
substrate: rocks 


 Lamprell, K. & Healy, J. 1998. p.222 General reference
 Morton, B.S. 1984. p.489 Biology and ecology
 Smith, B.J. 1971. p.143, pl. 10, figs. 9,10 General reference


                  Clavagellidae Orbigny, 1844
                    Clavagella Blainville [ex Lamarck], 1817
                      Clavagella (Dacosta) Gray, 1858
                        Clavagella (Dacosta) australis (Sowerby, 1829)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=20638) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-05-29.