Strawberry Cockle (species: Fragum unedo) in taxonomy (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Fragum unedo
Strawberry Cockle

©Anne Hoggett: Fragum unedo about 50 mm long on an intertidal sand flat at Lizard Island, normally buried just below the sand surface.

©Anne Hoggett: Fragum unedo about 50 mm long, same specimen as above, Lizard Island
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Mollusca
Class Bivalvia
Order Veneroida
Family Cardiidae
Genus Fragum
Species Fragum unedo



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Size data has not been obtained.



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Web resources


  • Bott, N.J., J.M. Healy and T.H. Cribb (2005). Patterns of digenean parasitism of bivalves from the Great Barrier Reef and associated waters, Marine and Freshwater Research, 56: 387-394. LIRS catalog number 922.
  • Goggin, C.L. and R.J.G. Lester (1987). Occurrence of Perkinsus species (Protozoa, Apicomplexa) in bivalves from the Great Barrier Reef, Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, 3: 113-117. LIRS catalog number 237.
  • Robertson, R. (1981). List of shell-bearing mollusks observed and collected at Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef, Australia, Tryonia, 4: 1-32. LIRS catalog number 403.
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