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Bivalvia Ostreoida Pectinidae 

Delectopecten alcocki (Smith, 1904)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Pecten alcocki Smith, 1904


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificNew CaledoniaLoyalty Islands (Iles Loyaute)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificNew Caledonia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanIndo-ArabiaIndia (W)Laccadive Islands
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian Ocean
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificCoral Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificNew CaledoniaNew Caledonia OutliersChesterfield Isles
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaIndonesia


depth: bathyal [ ]
depth: continental shelf 
depth: continental shelf 
depth: continental slope [ from 760-860m alive ]
depth: continental slope 
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal 
depth: subtidal 
habit: byssally attached [ often attached to silicious sponges ]
substrate: mud [ ]
substrate: sandy mud bottom 


 Dijkstra, H.H. 1991. p.26, fig. 87 [ references, Indonesian material, distribution, remarks ]  General reference
 Dijkstra, H.H. 1995. p.13, figs 1-4, 133-137 [ as Propeamussium alcocki; references, type data, New Caledonian material examined, distribution, remarks ]  General reference
 Dijkstra, H.H. & Kastoro, W.W. 1997. p.265, figs 101-108 General reference
 Rombouts, A. 1991. p.64 [ as Propeamussium alcocki ]  General reference


                    Pectinidae Wilkes, 1810
                      Delectopecten Stewart, 1930
                        Delectopecten alcocki (Smith, 1904)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=45302) created by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2001-04-30. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2004-06-02.