Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Bassina (Bassina) pachyphylla (Jonas, 1839)

Faint-Frilled Venus Shell

Compiler and date details

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

Generic Combinations




New South Wales, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria

Extra Distribution Information

Australian Endemic.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Spencer Gulf Shelf Province (33), Western Bass Strait Shelf Transition (34), Bass Strait Shelf Province (35), Tasmanian Shelf Province (36), Southeast Shelf Transition (37)

Ecological Descriptors

Intertidal, marine, sand, shallow water.


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)
11-Aug-2014 11-Aug-2014 MOVED
11-Aug-2014 VENEROIDEA 25-Aug-2011 MOVED Mr Des Beechey (AM)
11-Aug-2014 04-Aug-2011 MODIFIED
25-Jul-2011 MODIFIED