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Bivalvia Ostreoida Pectinidae 

Pedum spondyloideum (Gmelin, 1791)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Ostrea spondyloidea Gmelin, 1791
   Pedum spondyloideum (Gmelin, 1791)
   Pedum pedum Röding, 1798
   Pedum pedum intensum Iredale, 1939

Common Name

Coral Boring Pearl Shell p.268 [as Pedum pedum]      Allan, J. 1950.  


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast Africa
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian Ocean
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-China
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceania


depth: intertidal 
depth: shallow subtidal 
habitat: coral reef [ living in cavities of massive heads of coral Porites lutea ]
substrate: coral [ crevices in Porites ]
substrate: coral       Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.78 


 Dijkstra, H.H. 1998. p.34 Contains synonymy
 Dijkstra, H.H. & Knudsen, J. 1998. p.79, pl. 5, figs 23-24 [ synonymy, general references, type data, Red Sea material, distribution, remarks ]  General reference
 Lamprell, K. & Whitehead, T. 1992. p.34 Contains synonymy
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. pl. 14, fig. 5 General reference
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.78 Biology and ecology
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.78 Anatomy
 Yonge, C.M. 1967.  Biology and ecology


                    Pectinidae Wilkes, 1810
                      Pedum Lamarck, 1799
                        Pedum spondyloideum (Gmelin, 1791)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=16399) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by benamy on 2002-09-12.