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Bivalvia Ostreoida Pectinidae 

Excellichlamys spectabilis (Reeve, 1853)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Pecten spectabilis Reeve, 1853
   Excellichlamys spectabilis (Reeve, 1853)


  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaJapan
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceania
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian Ocean
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian Ocean
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast Africa
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificNew Caledonia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
     Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.77 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanIndia (E)
     Hylleberg, J. & Kilburn, R.N. 2002. p.60 


depth: continental shelf 
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal 
habit: byssally attached 
habitat: among rocks 
habitat: coral reef [ in coral rubble ]
habitat: under rocks 
substrate: in coral rubble 


 Dijkstra, H.H. 1998. p.18 Contains synonymy
 Dijkstra, H.H. & Knudsen, J. 1998. [ the synonymy differs from other reference same year. General references, type data, Red Sea material, distribution and remarks ]  General reference
 Lamprell, K. & Whitehead, T. 1992. p.30 General reference
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. pl. 14, fig. 1 General reference
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.77 General reference
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.77 Biology and ecology
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.77 Distribution
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.77 Anatomy
 Rombouts, A. 1991. p.40, pl. 14, fig. 7 General reference


                    Pectinidae Wilkes, 1810
                      Excellichlamys Iredale, 1939
                        Excellichlamys spectabilis (Reeve, 1853)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=16359) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-05-29.