Frigidocardium centumliratum (Melvill in Melvill & Standen, 1907), F. helios ter Poorten & Poutiers in ter Poorten, 2009, and F. kiranum Sakurai & Habe, 1966, are for the first time reported from the Red Sea. Former Red Sea records of F. exasperatum (G.B. Sowerby II, 1839) and F. torresi (E.A. Smith, 1885) are considered misidentifications and, lacking any other records, are excluded from the Red Sea malacofauna. The type material of F. centumliratum is a composite of three species, hence a lectotype is designated to settle the taxonomic confusion.

Cardiidae, Frigidocardium, distribution, Red Sea, misidentifications, range extensions, lectotype designation.

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J.J. (Jan Johan) ter Poorten, & L.J. (Leo) van Gemert. (2016). The genus Frigidocardium Habe, 1951 in the Red Sea (Bivalvia, Cardiidae). Basteria, 80(1/3), 64–76.