OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Bivalvia Ostreoida Pectinidae 

Mesopeplum convexum (Quoy & Gaimard, 1835)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Pecten convexum Quoy & Gaimard, 1835
   Mesopeplum triggi Cotton & Godfrey, 1938


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower W coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaSouth Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Australian Bight
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricSW coast
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereNew Zealand
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)Western Australia
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)South Australia


depth: continental shelf 
depth: continental slope [ to 254 m ]


 Cotton, B.C. 1961. p.101, fig. 87 [ as Mesopeplum triggi ]  General reference
 Lamprell, K. & Whitehead, T. 1992. p.30 [ considers M. triggi a synonym of M. convexum ]  General reference
 Rombouts, A. 1991. p.61, pl. 28, fig. 5 [ pl. 28, fig. 5 as Mesopeplum triggi pl. 22, fig. 3 as Mesopeplum convexum ]  Alternate taxonomic arrangement


                    Pectinidae Wilkes, 1810
                      Mesopeplum Iredale, 1929
                        Mesopeplum convexum (Quoy & Gaimard, 1835)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=16369) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2001-08-07.