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Bivalvia Ostreoida Pectinidae 

Chlamys (Chlamys) coruscans corucans (Hinds, 1845)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Chlamys schmeltzii auct.
   Pecten coruscans Hinds, 1845
   Pecten cuneolus Reeve, 1853
   Pecten schmeltzii Kobelt in Küster & Kobelt, 1888
   Pecten sulphureus Dunker in Küster & Kobelt, 1888
   Pecten kermadecensis Oliver, 1911
   cellularis Oliver, 1915


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricCentral E coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland


depth: continental shelf [ to 82 m, alive to 24 m ]
depth: intertidal 
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal 


 Dijkstra, H.H. 1997. p.100, pl. 8, figs. 7-10 Contains synonymy
 Garrard, T.A. 1969. p.5 General reference
 Rombouts, A. 1991. p.10, pl. 23, figs 7, 7a, 7b [ Description, distribution, synonymy ]  General reference


                    Pectinidae Wilkes, 1810
                      Chlamys Röding, 1798
                        Chlamys (Chlamys) Röding, 1798
                          Chlamys (Chlamys) coruscans (Hinds, 1845)
                            Chlamys (Chlamys) coruscans corucans (Hinds, 1845)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=36498) created by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2001-01-24. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2001-07-30.