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Bivalvia Ostreoida Spondylidae 

Spondylus violascens Lamarck, 1819

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Spondylus violascens Lamarck, 1819
   Spondylus tenebrosus Reeve, 1856


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificMarshall Islands
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaPolynesiaHawaiian Islands (Sandwich Islands)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaPolynesiaKiribatiGilbert Islands


depth: subtidal [ to 10 m ]
habitat: fringing reef 
habitat: tide pools 
substrate: shell-debris [ attached to shell debris {LAMPRELL1998A} ]


 Kay, E.A. 1979. p.532 [ as Spondylus tenebrosus Reeve, 1856 ]  General reference
 Lamprell, K. 1986. p.14, pl. 1, fig. 2 General reference
 Lamprell, K. & Healy, J. 1998. p.114, no. 278 General reference


                      Spondylus Linnaeus, 1758
                        Spondylus violascens Lamarck, 1819


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=19815) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2002-01-08.