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Bivalvia Ostreoida Spondylidae 

Spondylus microlepos Lamarck, 1819

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Spondylus microlepos Lamarck, 1819


Madagcar, China, northern Queensland Barrier Reef areas, Western Australia and the Philippines (Lamprell, 1986)

  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast Africa
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian Ocean
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-China
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast


habit: byssally attached 
substrate: coral 


 Lamprell, K. 1986. p.72, pl. 27, fig. 3 General reference
 Lamprell, K. & Healy, J. 1998. p.126, no. 311 General reference


                      Spondylus Linnaeus, 1758
                        Spondylus microlepos Lamarck, 1819


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=19921) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2002-01-09.