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Bivalvia Pholadomyoida Clavagellidae 

Clavagella (Dacosta) australis australis (Sowerby, 1829)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Clavagella australis Sowerby, 1829

Common Name

Southern Tube Shell p.401 [as Dacosta australis]      Macpherson, J.H. & Gabriel, C.J. 1962.  


  ABRS Regions
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificLord Howe (Australia)
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)New South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower E coast


habit: embedded [ anterior end attached to and shallowly embedded in rock ]


 Allan, J. 1950. p.301 General
 Macpherson, J.H. & Gabriel, C.J. 1962. p.401, fig. 471 [ as Dacosta australis ]  General
 Smith, B.J. 1971. p.143, pl. 10, figs. 9-10 Contains synonymy
 Smith, B.J. 1976. p.193, Fig. 11 Contains synonymy


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


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=43875) created by ANSVolunteer1 on 2001-04-03. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2001-08-07.