OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

ANSP OBIS Home | Another Search

Bivalvia Ostreoida Pectinidae 

Mimachlamys asperrima (Lamarck, 1819)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Pecten asperrimus Lamarck, 1819
   Pecten australis Sowerby, 1842
   Pecten rubidus Menke, 1843
   Pecten prunum Reeve, 1853
   Pecten antiaustralis Tate, 1886
   Chlamys (Chlamys) polyaktinos Ludbrook, 1955

Common Name

Doughboy or Prickly Scallop p.280      Allan, J. 1950.  
Fan Shell or Doughboy Scallop p.303      Macpherson, J.H. & Gabriel, C.J. 1962.  


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


depth: continental shelf 
depth: intertidal 
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal 
substrate: sand 


 Cotton, B.C. 1961. p.105 General reference
 Gatliff, J.H. & Singleton, F.A. 1930. p.71 [ Pecten antiaustralis Tate, 1886 as a subspecies and description of other fossil subspecies ]  Alternate taxonomic arrangement
 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.11 General reference
 Lamprell, K. & Whitehead, T. 1992. p.22 General reference
 Rombouts, A. 1991. [ 27, pl. 10, figs 3, 3a, 3b as C. ( M.) asperrima and 27, pl. 10. fig. 1 as C. ( M.) blanda, 27, pl. 10, fig. 4, pl. 28, figs 6, 6a as C. ( M.) australis; the status of the available taxa is not clear from the text, and they are here listed as synonyms. ]  General reference


                    Pectinidae Wilkes, 1810
                      Mimachlamys Iredale, 1929
                        Mimachlamys asperrima (Lamarck, 1819)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=16275) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Holly Barlow on 2001-08-13.