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Bivalvia Ostreoida Pectinidae 

Mirapecten mirificus (Reeve, 1853)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Pecten mirificus Reeve, 1853
   Pecten thaanumi Dall, Bartsch & Rehder, 1938


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaPhilippinesSulu Sea
     Springsteen, F.J. & Leobrera, F.M. 1986. p.329, no. 17 
  OBIS RegionsEastern PacificChileEaster Island (Isla de Pascua)
     Raines, B. K 2002. p.33 


depth: continental shelf       Raines, B. K 2002.  
depth: intertidal 
depth: subtidal 
salinity: marine       Raines, B. K 2002.  
substrate: sand [ amongst coral rubble ]
substrate: sand       Raines, B. K 2002. p.33 


 Dijkstra, H.H. 1998. p.23, pl. 3, figs. 4-6 Contains synonymy
 Rombouts, A. 1991. p.31, pl. 12, figs. 3-3a, fig. 5 [ description and distribution as Chlamys (Mirapecten) mirifica and C. ( M.) thaanumi (pl. 12, fig. 5) ]  Alternate taxonomic arrangement


                    Pectinidae Wilkes, 1810
                      Mirapecten Dall, Bartsch & Rehder, 1938
                        Mirapecten mirificus (Reeve, 1853)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=45202) created by Shannon Reid on 2001-04-30. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2004-02-03.