OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Bivalvia Ostreoida Spondylidae 

Spondylus castus Reeve, 1856

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Spondylus castus Reeve, 1856


Indo-West Pacific to northern Mozambique

  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificNew Caledonia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)


habitat: coral reef 
substrate: rocks 


 Lamprell, K. 1986. p.26, pl. 6, fig. 3 General reference
 Lamprell, K. & Healy, J. 1998. p.118, no. 290 General reference
 Lamprell, K. & Healy, J. 2001. p.135 General reference
 Lamprell, K. & Kilburn, R.N. 1995. p.89-91, fig. 3B-C Contains synonymy


                      Spondylus Linnaeus, 1758
                        Spondylus castus Reeve, 1856


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=19844) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2004-10-05.