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Bivalvia Veneroida Veneridae 

Gafrarium divaricatum (Gmelin, 1791)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Cytherea (Crista) divaricata auct.
   Venus divaricatum Gmelin, 1791

Common Name

Hoi laay, hoi khao (Th.) p.107      Nateewathana, A. 1995.  
Keman-gai B1162 [Higo et al, 1999, species number: B1162]       Higo, S., Callomon, P. & Goto, Y. 1999.  



  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed SeaSudan
  PRELOVED RegionsThailand
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanIndia (E)
     Hylleberg, J. & Kilburn, R.N. 2002. p.65 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaChinaHong Kong (Xianggang)
     Valentich-Scott, P. 2003. p.288 


depth: shallow subtidal [ ]
substrate: sand [ clean course sand ]


 Nateewathana, A. 1995. p.107 Secondary source
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.183 [ Synonymy; distribution; biology and ecology; remarks ]  General reference
 Satyamurti, S.T. 1956. p.110-11 Distribution
 Shirley, J. 1911. p.95 Distribution


                  Veneridae Rafinesque, 1815
                    Circinae Dall, 1913
                      Gafrarium Röding, 1798
                        Gafrarium divaricatum (Gmelin, 1791)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=58969) created by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2001-12-04. Record last updated by Paul J. Morris on 2004-02-25.