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Bivalvia Ostreoida Pectinidae 

Chlamys (Belchlamys) aktinos (Petterd, 1886)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Mimachlamys aktinos auct.
   Pecten aktinos Petterd, 1886
   Pecten bednalli Tate, 1886
   Pecten pulleineanus Tate, 1886

Common Name

Shagreened Fan Shell p.303      Macpherson, J.H. & Gabriel, C.J. 1962.  
Atkins' Fan Scallop p.50, pl.51A      Wilson, B 2002.  


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Australian Bight
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricTas. coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricBass Strait
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricS Gulfs coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaVictoria
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaTasmania
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaSouth Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland


depth: intertidal 
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal [ to 10m {Lampr1992x60} ]
substrate: sand 


 Cotton, B.C. 1961. p.100-101, fig. 86 General reference
 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.11 [ as Mimachlamys aktinos ]  General reference
 Lamprell, K. & Whitehead, T. 1992. p.22 General reference
 Rombouts, A. 1991. p.22, pl. 8, fig. 5 [ synonymy, description, distribution, note: "often misspelled atkinos" ]  General reference


                    Pectinidae Wilkes, 1810
                      Chlamys Röding, 1798
                        Chlamys (Belchlamys) Iredale, 1929
                          Chlamys (Belchlamys) aktinos (Petterd, 1886)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=16272) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2004-01-19.