Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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Species Solen roseomaculatus Pilsbry, 1901

Compiler and date details

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




Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Indo-west Pacific

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Timor Transition (1), Northern Shelf Province (25), Northwest Shelf Transition (26), Northwest Shelf Province (27), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Ecological Descriptors

Continental shelf, marine, mud bottom-marine, sand, subtidal.

Extra Ecological Information

To 100 m


General References

Bernard, F.R., Cai, Y.Y. & Morton, B. 1993. Catalogue of the Living Marine Bivalve Molluscs of China. Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press 121 pp. [101]

Habe, T. 1964. Razor shells in Japan and its adjacent areas. Bulletin of the National Science Museum, Tokyo 7: 7-16, 1 pl. [15]

Higo, S., Callomon, P. & Goto, Y. 1999. Catalogue and Bibliography of the Marine Shell-bearing Mollusca of Japan. Japan : Elle Scientific Publications 749 pp. [B904]

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. (on CD: line 8889)

Lamprell, K. & Healy, J. 1998. Bivalves of Australia. Leiden : Backhuys Publishers Vol. 2 288 pp. [178, fig. 521]

Oliver, P.G. 1992. Bivalved Seashells of the Red Sea. Wiesbaden : Verlage Christa Hemmen 330 pp. [136]

Valentich-Scott, P. 2003. A taxonomic, distributional and bibliographic checklist on Hong Kong marine bivalve molluscs and research published on them from 1971-2000. pp. 259-310 in Morton, B. (ed). Perspectives on Marine Enivornmental Change in Hong Kong and Southern China, 1977-2001: Proceedings of an International Workshop Reunion Conference, Hong Kong, October 2001 (Hong Kong Culture and Society). USA : University of Wasington Press. [297]

von Cosel, R. 2009. Solen roseomaculatus Pilsbry, 1901. World Register of Marine Species. (Accessed on 2015-01-22)


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)
22-Aug-2023 BIVALVIA 22-Aug-2023 MOVED Mr Des Beechey Ingo Burghardt Ms Anouk Mututantri (AM)
11-Aug-2014 11-Aug-2014 MOVED
11-Aug-2014 31-Jul-2014 MOVED
11-Aug-2014 SOLENOIDEA 01-Oct-2013 MODIFIED Dr Winston Ponder (AM) Mr Des Beechey (AM) Dr Peter Middelfart (AM)
21-Jun-2011 MODIFIED