Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Family LIMOPSIDAE Dall, 1895

False Dog Cockles

Compiler and date details

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

General References

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. [258]

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] [47] (key to genera)

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. [157, 585-590]

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 [241]

Lamprell, K. & Healy, J. 1998. Bivalves of Australia. Leiden : Backhuys Publishers Vol. 2 288 pp. [66]

Ludbrook, N.H. 1965. Revision of the Tate molluscan types. Part 3. Limopsidae, Glycymeridae, Arcidae, Cucullaeidae. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia 89: 81-115

Ludbrook, N.H. 1984. Quaternary molluscs of South Australia. South Australian Department of Mines and Energy, Handbook 9: 1-327 [146]

Macpherson, J.H. & Gabriel, C.J. 1962. Marine molluscs of Victoria. Melbourne : Melbourne University Press & National Museum of Victoria 475 pp. [281-282]

Oliver, G. & Allen, J.A. 1980. The functional and adaptive morphology of the deep-sea species of the family Limopsidae (Bivalvia: Arcoida) from the Atlantic. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B. Biological Sciences 291(1045): 77-125

Oliver, P.G. 1981. The functional morphology and evolution of Recent Limopsidae (Bivalvia, Arcoida). Malacologia 21(1-2): 61-93 [61-93]

Tevesz, M.J. 1977. Taxonomy and ecology of the Philobryidae and Limopsidae (Mollusca: Pelecypoda). Postilla 171: 1-65 [1-65]


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 15-Oct-2014 MODIFIED ABRS
29-Jan-2013 29-Jan-2013 MODIFIED
07-Aug-2012 14-Aug-2012 MODIFIED
30-Sep-2010 MODIFIED