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Bivalvia Ostreoida Spondylidae 

Spondylus nicobaricus nicobaricus Schreibers, 1793

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Spondylus nicobaricus Schreibers, 1793
   Spondylus pseudochama Schreibers, 1793
   Spondylus hystrix Röding, 1798
   Spondylus radians Lamarck, 1819
   Spondylus aculeatus Broderip, 1833
   Spondylus ciliatus Sowerby, 1847
   Spondylus igneus Fulton, 1915
   Spondylus serratissimus Dall, Bartsch & Rehder, 1938
   Spondylus lindea Iredale, 1939
   Spondylus percea Iredale, 1939
   Spondylus parocellatus Iredale, 1939


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNW coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricN coast
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGulf of Carp.
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaNorthern Territory
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaWestern Australia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West Pacific
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanIndo-ArabiaArabian Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanIndo-ArabiaPersian Gulf (=Arabian Gulf)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaMozambique
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaSouth Africa
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaJapan
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-ChinaChinaHong Kong (Xianggang)
     Valentich-Scott, P. 2003. p.275 


depth: intertidal 
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal [ to about 20 m ]
habitat: tide pools 
habitat: under coral 
substrate: rocks 
substrate: shell [ inside empty oyster shells ]


 Iredale, T. & McMichael, D.F. 1962. p.11 General reference
 Lamprell, K. & Kilburn, R.N. 1995. p.92-95, fig. 4C-F Contains synonymy
 Lamprell, K.L. 1998. p.55, pl. 3, figs. 4-5 Contains synonymy


                      Spondylus Linnaeus, 1758
                        Spondylus nicobaricus Schreibers, 1793
                          Spondylus nicobaricus nicobaricus Schreibers, 1793


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=47614) created by Shannon Reid on 2001-07-05. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-09-16.