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Bivalvia Ostreoida Pectinidae 

Chlamys (Scaeochlamys) livida (Lamarck, 1819)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Scaeochlamys peroniana auct.
   Pecten lividus Lamarck, 1819
   Pecten foliacea Quoy & Gaimard, 1835
   Pecten tegula Wood, 1842
   Scaeochlamys livida peroniana Iredale, 1939

Common Name

Scaly Scallop or Fan-Shell p.280      Allan, J. 1950.  
Livid Fan Scallop p.50, pl.51B      Wilson, B 2002.  


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceania
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-China
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea Throughout Region
     Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.75 


depth: intertidal 
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal 
habit: byssally attached 
substrate: boulders [ coral origin ]
substrate: mud 
substrate: rocks       Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.75 
substrate: sand 


 Dijkstra, H.H. 1990. p.8 [ taxon placed in Chlamys ( Chlamys) and thus placing Scaeochlamys in synonymy of Chlamys. Synonymy, SIBOGA material, distribution, ecology, discussion of closely similar species and Scaeochlamys as a synonym of Chlamys as proposed by {Hertl1969x68} ]  Alternate taxonomic arrangement
 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.11 General reference
 Lamprell, K. & Whitehead, T. 1992. p.24 General reference
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.75 General reference
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.75 Biology and ecology
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.75 Distribution
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.75 Anatomy
 Rombouts, A. 1991. p.33, pl. 12, fig. 9 [ description, distribution and not on various forms ]  General reference


                    Pectinidae Wilkes, 1810
                      Chlamys Röding, 1798
                        Chlamys (Scaeochlamys) Iredale, 1929
                          Chlamys (Scaeochlamys) livida (Lamarck, 1819)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=16297) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2004-01-19.