OBIS Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database

Data as of: 2006-05-17

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Bivalvia Ostreoida Spondylidae 

Spondylus anacanthus Mawe, 1823

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Spondylus anacanthus Mawe, 1823
   Spondylus obliquus Chenu, 1845
   Spondylus sanguineus Dunker, 1852
   Spondylus pacificus Reeve, 1856
   Spondylus flabellum Reeve, 1856
   Spondylus pacificus Spondylus pacificus fortior Iredale, 1939


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

  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-China
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-Malaysia
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian Ocean
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast Africa
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippines
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.324, no. 7 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippinesSulu Sea
     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 PacificOceaniaWestern PacificSolomon Islands
     Lamprell, K. & Healy, J. 2001. p.130 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaSouth Africa
     Lamprell, K. & Healy, J. 2001. p.130 


depth: continental shelf [ from 30 m ]
depth: continental slope [ to 250 m ]
habitat: coral reef 
substrate: coral [ attached ]
substrate: rocks 
substrate: sand [ ]


 Bernard, F.R., Cai, Y.Y. & Morton, B. 1993. p.53 Secondary source
 Lamprell, K. 1986. p.36, pl. 11, fig. 3 General reference
 Lamprell, K. & Healy, J. 1998. p.126 General reference
 Lamprell, K. & Healy, J. 2001. p.129 General reference
 Lamprell, K. & Kilburn, R.N. 1995. p.91, fig. 3D-E [ as Spondylus flabellum Reeve, 1856 ]  Contains synonymy


                      Spondylus Linnaeus, 1758
                        Spondylus anacanthus Mawe, 1823


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=19926) created by Playpus Export Program on 2000-11-09. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2004-10-05.