OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

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Bivalvia Ostreoida Spondylidae 

Spondylus butleri Reeve, 1856

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Spondylus americanus Schreibers, 1793
   Spondylus butleri Reeve, 1856


Indo-Pacific to northern Zululand (Lamprell & Kilburn, 1995)

  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.324 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippinesPalawan
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.324 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippinesSulu Sea
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.324 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificNew Caledonia
     Lamprell, K. & Healy, J. 2001. p.147 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaMadagascar
     Lamprell, K. & Healy, J. 2001. p.147 


depth: continental shelf [ to 30 m ]
depth: intertidal 
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal 
habitat: coral reef [ on coral among marine growths to 3 metres (Lamprell & Kilburn, 1995) ]
substrate: rocks 


 Bernard, F.R., Cai, Y.Y. & Morton, B. 1993. p.53 Secondary source
 Lamprell, K. & Healy, J. 1998. p.116, no. 285 General reference
 Lamprell, K. & Healy, J. 2001. p.147 General reference
 Lamprell, K. & Kilburn, R.N. 1995. p.86, fig. 2A General reference


                      Spondylus Linnaeus, 1758
                        Spondylus butleri Reeve, 1856


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=19829) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2004-10-10.