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Bivalvia Veneroida Chamidae 

Chama asperella Lamarck, 1819

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Chama asperella Lamarck, 1819
   Chama spinosa Broderip, 1834
   Chama pellisphocae Reeve, 1847
   Chama gryphoides Krauss, 1848


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricLower E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Northern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  OBIS RegionsTemperate Indo-West PacificSouthern HemisphereAustralia (S)New South Wales
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanThailand (W)Phuket
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
     Dekker, H. & Orlin, Z. 2000. p. 11 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanIndia (E)
     Hylleberg, J. & Kilburn, R.N. 2002. p.62 


depth: littoral 
habit: cemented, epifaunal [ cemented on corals (Phuket, Thailand) ]
habitat: coral reef 
substrate: rocks 


 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.18 General reference
 Lamprell, K. & Whitehead, T. 1992. p.54 General reference
 Nielsen, C. 1976. p.5 [ distribution; ecology ]  Secondary source
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.106 General reference
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.106 Biology and ecology
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.106 Anatomy
 Tantanasiriwong, R. 1979. p.8 [ distribtion; ecology ]  Secondary source


                  Chamidae Linnaeus, 1758
                    Chama Linnaeus, 1758
                      Chama asperella Lamarck, 1819


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=16654) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-03-27.