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Bivalvia Ostreoida Pectinidae 

Laevichlamys irregularis (Sowerby, 1842)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Pecten irregularis Sowerby, 1842
   Pecten cuneatus Reeve, 1853
   Pecten limatula Reeve, 1853
   Pecten multicolor Melvill & Standen, 1907
   Chlamys midwayensis Habe & Okutani, 1968


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanIndia (E)
     Hylleberg, J. & Kilburn, R.N. 2002. p.60 


depth: intertidal 
depth: subtidal 
habit: byssally attached 
substrate: coral 
substrate: mud 
substrate: sand 


 Dijkstra, H.H. 1990. p.11 [ Chlamys ( Chlamys) irregularis ]  Alternate taxonomic arrangement
 Dijkstra, H.H. 1991. p.31 [ as Chlamys irregularis; synonymy ( Chlamys cookei Dall, Bartsch & Rehder, 1938 not included because of synonymy conflict with {ROMBOUTS1991A}); Indonesian material, distribution, ecology, remarks ]  General reference
 Dijkstra, H.H. 1998. p.32, pl. 5, figs. 1-4 Contains synonymy
 Hylleberg, J. & Kilburn, R.N. 2002. p.60 Alternate taxonomic arrangement
 Lamprell, K. & Whitehead, T. 1992. p.20 [ as Chlamys (Scaeochlamys) irregularis ]  General reference
 Rombouts, A. 1991. p.33, pl. 12, fig. 8 [ synonymy, description, distribution as Chlamys (Scaeochlamys) irregularis ]  General reference


                    Pectinidae Wilkes, 1810
                      Laevichlamys Waller, 1993
                        Laevichlamys irregularis (Sowerby, 1842)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=16241) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-03-27.