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Bivalvia Ostreoida Pectinidae 

Mimachlamys andamanica Preston, 1908

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Chlamys andamanica Preston, 1908
   Mimachlamys andamanica (Preston, 1908)
   Pecten perfectus Melvill, 1909


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaSeychelles
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaMascarene IslandsMauritius
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanAndaman and NicobarAndaman Islands
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaIndonesia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificNew Caledonia


depth: intertidal 
depth: shallow subtidal 
habit: byssally attached 
substrate: boulders [ under boulders ]
substrate: coral 
substrate: rocks [ under rocks ]
substrate: sand bottom [ amongst coral rubble ]


 Dijkstra, H.H. 1991. p.29, fig. 90 [ as Chlamys andamanica; synonymy, Indonesian material, distribution, ecology, remarks ]  General reference
 Dijkstra, H.H. 1998. p.30 Contains synonymy
 Dijkstra, H.H. & Knudsen, J. 1998. p.81, pl. 4, figs 14-15 [ synonymy, general references, type data, Red Sea material, distribution, description, remarks ]  General reference


                    Pectinidae Wilkes, 1810
                      Mimachlamys Iredale, 1929
                        Mimachlamys andamanica Preston, 1908


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=45235) created by Shannon Reid on 2001-04-30. Record last updated by benamy on 2002-09-12.