A new species of Vasticardium (Bivalvia: Cardiidae) from Queensland, Australia

Maxwell, Stephen J., Congdon, Bradley C., and Rymer, Tasmin L. (2016) A new species of Vasticardium (Bivalvia: Cardiidae) from Queensland, Australia. The Festivus, 48 (4). pp. 248-252.

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Abstract

A new species of Vasticardium from tropical Queensland, Australia, is described based on morphological differences with known taxa from that region. The new species differs in having acute ribs, a character it shares only with Vasticardium angulata Lamarck, 1819, which typically has coarser ribbing and which lacks colour within the shell interior.

Item ID: 46173
Item Type: Article (Research - C1)
ISSN: 0738-9388
Date Deposited: 26 Oct 2016 03:34
FoR Codes: 06 BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES > 0603 Evolutionary Biology > 060301 Animal Systematics and Taxonomy @ 100%
SEO Codes: 96 ENVIRONMENT > 9608 Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity > 960808 Marine Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity @ 100%
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