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Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Bivalvia Arcoida Arcidae 

Scapharca natalensis (Krauss, 1848)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Arca (Scapharca) rufescens auct.
   Arca (Scapharca) inaequivalvis (non Bruguiere, 1789) auct.
   Arca natalensis Krauss, 1848
   Anadara natalensis (Krauss, 1848)


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast Africa
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
     Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.39 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaGulf of Aden
     Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.39 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanIndia (E)
     Hylleberg, J. & Kilburn, R.N. 2002. p.56 


depth: continental shelf [ to 50 metres ]
habitat: sheltered bays 
substrate: mud 


 Kilburn, R. N. .  General reference
 Kilburn, R.N. 1983. p.536, figs. 41-42 Contains synonymy
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.39 [ Synonymy; distribution; biology and ecology; remarks ]  General reference


                  Arcidae Lamarck, 1809
                    Scapharca Gray, 1847
                      Scapharca natalensis (Krauss, 1848)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=47635) created by Shannon Reid on 2001-07-05. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2004-08-25.