OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Bivalvia Veneroida Mactridae 

Mactra (Mactra) maculata Chemnitz, 1782

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Mactra maculata Chemnitz, 1782
   Mactra squalida Lamarck, 1819
   Mactra reevei Reeve, 1854

Common Name

Maculated Mactra p.66, pl.67B      Wilson, B 2002.  


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaEast China Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaSouth China Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanAndaman and NicobarNicobar Islands
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaJapan
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaIndonesia


depth: intertidal 
eCode: in sand 
habitat: coral reef [ lives in sand patches on coral reefs ]


  Higo, S., Callomon, P. & Goto, Y. 1999. p.476 Distribution
 Dharma, B. 1992. p.92 Distribution
 Lamprell, K. & Whitehead, T. 1992. p.76 General reference
 Smith, E.A. 1914. p.143 [ distribution; synonymy ]  Secondary source


                  Mactridae Lamarck, 1809
                    Mactrinae Lamarck, 1809
                      Mactra Linnaeus, 1767
                        Mactra (Mactra) Linnaeus, 1767
                          Mactra (Mactra) maculata Chemnitz, 1782


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=17022) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-01-22.