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Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Bivalvia Veneroida Lucinidae 

Divaricella irplex (E.A. Smith, 1885)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Lucina (Codakia) ruppelli auct.
   Lucina quadrisulcata auct.
   Lucina ornata Reeve, 1850
   Divaricella angulifera von Martens, 1880
   Divaricella irpex Smith, 1885


northern australia, from Western Australia (Shark Bay) to Queensland

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed SeaGulf of Aqaba
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef


depth: continental shelf [ to 110 m ]
depth: intertidal [ from 1 m ]
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal 
habit: burrowing, infaunal 
substrate: in sand 


 Dekker, H. & Goud, J. 1994. p.127-128 General reference
 Lamprell, K. & Whitehead, T. 1992. p.48, pl. 22, fig. 143 [ as Divaricella ornata ]  General reference
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.97 [ pl.19 as Egracina ornata ]  General reference


                  Lucinidae Fleming, 1828
                    Divaricella Martens, 1880
                      Divaricella irplex (E.A. Smith, 1885)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=63611) created by Shannon Reid on 2002-01-30. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2002-02-06.