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Bivalvia Ostreoida Pectinidae 

Pecten (Pecten) erythraeensis Sowerby, 1842

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Pecten medius auct.
   Pecten filosus auct.
   Pecten erythraeensis Sowerby, 1842


Dekker&Orlin2000: Red Sea endemic.

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast Africa
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
     Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.78 


depth: continental shelf 
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal 
substrate: biogenic soft substates       Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.78 
substrate: coral sand 
substrate: mud bottom 
substrate: rubble 


 Dijkstra, H.H. & Knudsen, J. 1998. p.71, pl. 6, fig. 30 [ general references, type data, Red Sea material, distribution, remarks ]  General reference
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. pl. 12, fig. 7 [ as Pecten erythraeensis ]  General reference
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.78 General reference
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.78 Biology and ecology
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.78 Distribution
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.78 Anatomy
 Rombouts, A. 1991. p.54, pl. 20, fig. 3 General reference


                    Pectinidae Wilkes, 1810
                      Pecten Müller, 1776
                        Pecten (Pecten) Müller, 1776
                          Pecten (Pecten) erythraeensis Sowerby, 1842


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=45089) created by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2001-04-27. Record last updated by benamy on 2002-09-12.