species: Fragum sueziense in taxonomy (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Fragum sueziense
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Mollusca
Class Bivalvia
Order Veneroida
Family Cardiidae
Genus Fragum
Species Fragum sueziense

Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Size data has not been obtained.



Richard Willan has recorded this species from Lizard Island (Coconut Beach, Oct 1982). The record is in ALA but listed as Fragum fragum because F. sueziense is considered a subspecies of that species by ALA. WORMS has it as an accepted species (6 Jan 2016).

by Anne Hoggett


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References that assist with identification

  • ter Poorten, J.J., L.A. Kirkendale and J.-M. Poutiers (2017). The Cardiidae (Mollusca: Bivalvia) of tropical northern Australia: A synthesis of taxonomy, biodiversity and biogeography with the description of four new species. Records of the Western Australian Museum, 32: 101-190. LIRS catalog number 2171.