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Bivalvia Ostreoida Pectinidae 

Laevichlamys rubromaculata (Sowerby, 1842)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Pecten rubromaculatus Sowerby, 1842
   Laevichlamys rubromaculata (Sowerby, 1842)


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast Africa
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian Ocean


depth: continental shelf 
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal 
habit: byssally attached 
substrate: boulders [ under boulders ]
substrate: coral [ attached by byssus ]
substrate: rubble [ coral orign ]
substrate: sand 


 Dijkstra, H.H. & Knudsen, J. 1998. p.76, pl. 4, figs 17-19 [ general references, type data, Red Sea material, distribution, and remarks ]  General reference
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. pl. 13, fig. 2 General reference
 Rombouts, A. 1991. p.18, pl. 7, fig. 8 [ description, distribution as Chlamys (Chamys) rubromaculata ]  General reference


                    Pectinidae Wilkes, 1810
                      Laevichlamys Waller, 1993
                        Laevichlamys rubromaculata (Sowerby, 1842)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=37396) created by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2001-01-31. Record last updated by benamy on 2002-09-12.