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Bivalvia Ostreoida Spondylidae 

Spondylus victoriae Sowerby, 1860

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Spondylus armatus Sowerby, 1847
   Spondylus victoriae Sowerby, 1860
   Spondylus wrightianus Crosse, 1872
   Spondylus imperialis purus Fulton, 1915
   Spondylus wrightianus ella Iredale, 1939

Common Name

Victoria's Thorny Oyster p.52, pl.53E      Wilson, B 2002.  
Long-Spined Thorny Oyster p.37      Coleman, N. 1981.  


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Lamprell, K. & Healy, J. 2001. p.152 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificNew Caledonia
     Lamprell, K. & Healy, J. 2001. p.152 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)
     Lamprell, K. & Healy, J. 2001. p.152 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippinesLuzonSorsogon
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.325 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippinesSulu Sea
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.325 
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNew South Wales
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland


substrate: shell-debris [ attached ]


 Lamprell, K. 1986. p.64, pl. 24, fig. 1 General reference
 Lamprell, K. & Healy, J. 1998. p.122, no. 304 General reference
 Lamprell, K. & Healy, J. 2001. p.152 General reference


                      Spondylus Linnaeus, 1758
                        Spondylus victoriae Sowerby, 1860


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=19906) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2004-10-12.