Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Family ANOMIIDAE Rafinesque, 1815

Golden Oysters, Jingle Shells, Saddle Oysters

Compiler and date details

December 2010 - Peter U. Middelfart, Winston F. Ponder & Des Beechey, Australian Museum, Sydney, NSW, Australia

General References

Allan, J.K. 1950. Australian shells: with related animals living in the sea, in freshwater and on the land. Melbourne : Georgian House xix, 470 pp., 45 pls, 112 text figs. [285]

Beesley, P.L., Ross, G.J.B. & Wells, A. (eds) 1998. Mollusca: The Southern Synthesis. Fauna of Australia. Melbourne : CSIRO Publishing Vol. 5(Part A) pp. xvi, 1-563. [280-281]

Beu, A.G. 1967. Notes on Australasian Anomiidae (Mollusca, Bivalvia). Transactions of the Royal Society of New Zealand 9: 225-243 (general reference)

Blackburn, H. & Green, J. 1976. Marine shells of the Darwin area. Darwin : Museums and Art Galleries Board of the Northern Territory pp. 1-23. [fig. 90]

Cotton, B.C. 1961. South Australian Mollusca. Pelecypoda. Adelaide : W.L. Hawes, Government Printer 363 pp. [Date published Oct: Handbook of the Flora and Fauna of South Australia Series] [115]

Huber, M. 2010. Compendium of Bivalves. A full-color guide to 3,300 of the world's marine bivalves. A status on Bivalvia after 250 years of research. Hackenheim, Germany : ConchBooks 901 pp., 1 CD-ROM.

Iredale, T. 1939. Mollusca. Part 1. British Museum (Natural History), London. Great Barrier Reef Expedition, 1928-29. Scientific Reports of the Great Barrier Reef Expedition 1928-1929 5(6): 209-425, pls 1-75 [403]

Kay, E.A. 1979. Hawaiian marine shells. Reef and shore fauna of Hawaii. Section 4 : Mollusca. Honolulu, Hawaii : Bishop Museum Press Bernice P. Bishop Museum Special Publication Vol. 64(4) 653 pp. [532]

Lamprell, K. & Healy, J. 1998. Bivalves of Australia. Leiden : Backhuys Publishers Vol. 2 288 pp. [126]

Macpherson, J.H. & Gabriel, C.J. 1962. Marine molluscs of Victoria. Melbourne : Melbourne University Press & National Museum of Victoria 475 pp. [309]

Mikkelsen, P.M. & Bieler, R. 2008. Seashells of southern Florida. Living marine mollusks of the Florida keys and adjacent regions. Princeton & Oxford : Princeton University Press 503 pp. [162-165]

Yonge, C.M. 1977. Form and evolution in the Anomiacea (Mollusca: Bilvalvia) - Pododesmus, Anomia, Patro, Enigmonia (Anomiidae): Placunanomia, Placuna (Placunidae Fam. Nov). Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London Series B 276: 950 (general reference)


History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
Published As part of group Action Date Action Type Compiler(s)
22-Aug-2023 BIVALVIA 22-Aug-2023 MOVED Mr Des Beechey Ingo Burghardt Ms Anouk Mututantri (AM)
23-Oct-2014 BIVALVIA 16-Oct-2014 MODIFIED ABRS
14-Jun-2013 14-Jun-2013 MODIFIED
24-Nov-2010 MODIFIED