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Bivalvia Veneroida Cardiidae 

Acrosterigma variegatum (Sowerby, 1840)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Cardium variegatum Sowerby, 1840

Common Name

The Variegated Cockle pl. 15, fig. 75      Reeve, L.A. 1845.  


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Timor Sea
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificWallis and Futuna
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPapua New Guinea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaIndonesiaMoluccas
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanIndia (E)
     Hylleberg, J. & Kilburn, R.N. 2002. p.63 


habitat: coral reef 


 Reeve, L.A. 1845. pl. 15, fig. 75 [ as C. variegatum; illustration, description, distribution, habitat ]  General reference
 Vidal, J. 1999. p.285, fig. 5a-c, table 14 [ synonymy, illustration, type data, distribution, description ]  General reference


                  Cardiidae Lamarck, 1809
                    Trachycardiinae Steward, 1930
                      Acrosterigma Dall, 1900
                        Acrosterigma variegatum (Sowerby, 1840)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=43887) created by Holly Barlow on 2001-04-03. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-03-27.