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Bivalvia Ostreoida Propeamussiidae 

Cyclopecten (Hemipecten) forbesianus Adams & Reeve, 1849

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Hemipecten fobesianus Adams & Reeve, 1849
   Pecten difformis Odhner, 1917


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippinesSulu ArchipelagoSulu Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanIndo-ArabiaIndia (W)Laccadive Islands
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanIndo-ArabiaMaldives
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificCoral Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificNew Caledonia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaIndonesia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaSouth China Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaJapan
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)


depth: continental shelf [ to 67 m ]
depth: intertidal 
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal [ alive from 10 m ]
habitat: coral reef [ attached to scleractinians ]
substrate: sand [ shells only ]
substrate: shell [ ]


 Dijkstra, H.H. 1990. p.5, figs 11, 12 [ placed in Pectinidae ]  Alternate taxonomic arrangement
 Dijkstra, H.H. 1997. p.89, pl. 7, figs. 1-6 [ synonymy, type data, distribution and remarks ]  General reference
 Lamprell, K. & Whitehead, T. 1992. p.18 General reference
 Rombouts, A. 1991. p.79 General reference


                    Propeamussiidae Abbott, 1954
                      Cyclopecten Verril, 1897
                        Cyclopecten (Hemipecten) Adams & Reeve, 1849
                          Cyclopecten (Hemipecten) forbesianus Adams & Reeve, 1849


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=16225) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-06-05.