Solomon Islands

Island/Location Tulagi and environs
Specific location  
Family Arcidae
Genus/Species Barbatia archa
Diet/Habitat Suspension feeder
Collection date Sep 1934
Collector/Collection T Iredale Collection
Museum Australian Museum
Museum aquasition No. AM:C449014 (ex AM:C76493)
Notes Articulated with ligament. Periostracum present. 0.62g
 δ13C   CRA ± ΔR ±

Island/Location Russel Islands        
Specific location  
Family Veneridae
Genus/Species Periglypta puerpera
Diet/Habitat Suspension feeder
Collection date 1945
Collector/Collection Peter Bull
Museum Auckland Museum
Museum aquasition No. AK:52451
Notes Articulated with ligament. 23.74g
 δ13C   CRA ± ΔR ±

Island/Location Bumana, nr Tulagi        
Specific location  
Family Tridacnidae
Genus/Species Hippopus maculatus
Diet/Habitat Suspension feeder
Collection date 1923
Collector/Collection Rev. Webb
Museum Auckland Museum
Museum aquasition No. AK:13420
Notes Articulated with ligament. Juvenile. Fine detail preserved. 5.63g
 δ13C   CRA ± ΔR ±

Island/Location Bumana, nr Tulagi        
Specific location  
Family Cardiidae
Genus/Species Vasticardium elongatum elongatum
Diet/Habitat Suspension feeder
Collection date 1923
Collector/Collection Rev. Webb
Museum Auckland Museum
Museum aquasition No. AK:13411
Notes Articulated valve with ligament. 10.46g
 δ13C   CRA ± ΔR ±

Island/Location Malaita        
Specific location  
Family Arcidae
Genus/Species Arca sp.
Diet/Habitat Suspension feeder
Collection date 1932
Collector/Collection AT Pycroft
Museum Auckland Museum
Museum aquasition No. AK----
Notes Articulated with ligament (worn). Shell bored - remains of foreign animal present. 29.98g
 δ13C   CRA ± ΔR ±

Island/Location Bumana, nr Tulagi        
Specific location  
Family Cypraeidae
Genus/Species Cypraea annulus
Diet/Habitat Herbivore
Collection date 1923
Collector/Collection Rev. Webb
Museum Auckland Museum
Museum aquasition No. AK:13406
Notes  Fresh appearance. 2.48g
 δ13C   CRA ± ΔR ±