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Bivalvia Ostreoida Pectinidae 

Coralichlamys madreporarum (Sowerby, 1842)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Pecten madreporarum Sowerby, 1842
   Coralichlamys madreporarum (Sowerby II, 1842)
   Coralichlamys acroporicola Iredale, 1939


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaMascarene IslandsMauritius
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian Ocean
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificVanuatu
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificSolomon Islands
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificNew Caledonia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-China
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Northern Territory


depth: intertidal 
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal 
habitat: mangrove [ embedded between branches of Acropora ]
substrate: coral [ among Acropora branches ]


 Dijkstra, H.H. 1998. p.30 Contains synonymy
 Dijkstra, H.H. & Knudsen, J. 1998. p.73, pl. 10, figs 44-45 [ synonymy, general references, type data, Red Sea material, distribution, description, remarks ]  General reference
 Lamprell, K. & Whitehead, T. 1992. p.20 General reference
 Rombouts, A. 1991. p.23, pl. 24, fig. 10 [ synonymy, description, distribution as Chlamys madreporarum ]  Alternate taxonomic arrangement


                    Pectinidae Wilkes, 1810
                      Coralichlamys Iredale, 1939
                        Coralichlamys madreporarum (Sowerby, 1842)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=16250) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by benamy on 2002-09-12.