OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Bivalvia Ostreoida Pectinidae 

Glorichlamys elegantissima (Deshayes, 1863)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Pecten elegantissimus Deshayes, 1863
   Pecten cooperi E. A. Smith, 1903


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast Africa
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian Ocean
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland


depth: intertidal 
depth: subtidal 
substrate: in coral rubble 
substrate: sand 


 Dijkstra, H.H. 1998. p.20, pl. 2, figs. 5-6 Contains synonymy
 Lamprell, K. & Healy, J. 1998. p.238 [ as Chamyls (Chamyls) elegantissima ]  General reference
 Rombouts, A. 1991. p.11, pl. 24, fig. 1 [ description, distribution as Chamyls (Chamyls) elegantissima ]  Alternate taxonomic arrangement


                    Pectinidae Wilkes, 1810
                      Glorichlamys Dijkstra, 1991
                        Glorichlamys elegantissima (Deshayes, 1863)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=16268) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2001-07-30.