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Bivalvia Ostreoida Spondylidae 

Spondylus groschi Lamprell & Kilburn, 1995

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Spondylus gaederopus auct.
   Spondylus marisrubri auct.
   Spondylus exilis Sowerby
   Spondylus groschi Lamprell & Kilburn, 1995


Lamprell, 1998: "South Africa, Zululand north to the Red Sea and Persian Gulf. A Lessepsian migrant into the Mediterranean Sea."

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast Africa
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanIndo-ArabiaPersian Gulf (=Arabian Gulf)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaSouth Africa
     Lamprell, K.L. 1998. p. 48 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
     Dekker, H. & Orlin, Z. 2000. p. 10 


depth: continental shelf [ to 150 metres ]
depth: continental shelf       Lamprell, K.L. 1998. p. 48 
depth: intertidal 
depth: subtidal       Lamprell, K.L. 1998. p. 48 
habitat: coral reef 
substrate: coral       Lamprell, K.L. 1998. p. 48 
substrate: rocks 
substrate: rocks       Lamprell, K.L. 1998. p. 48 


 Lamprell, K. & Kilburn, R.N. 1995. p.84-86 General reference
 Lamprell, K.L. 1998. p.48, pl. 2, figs. 1-7 Contains synonymy


                      Spondylus Linnaeus, 1758
                        Spondylus groschi Lamprell & Kilburn, 1995


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=47700) created by Shannon Reid on 2001-07-06. Record last updated by benamy on 2002-09-13.