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Bivalvia Ostreoida Spondylidae 

Spondylus smytheae Lamprell, 1998

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Spondylus gloriandus auct.
   Spondylus marisrubri Röding, 1798
   Spondylus smytheae Lamprell, 1998


Lamprell, 1998: "Gulf of Aqaba, Red Sea, Solomon Islands, Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia."

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed SeaGulf of Aqaba
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificSolomon Islands
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
     Dekker, H. & Orlin, Z. 2000. p. 10 


depth: continental shelf [ to 49 m ]
depth: subtidal [ from 12 m ]
substrate: coral [ Attached to substrate (metals, corals or rock) umbonally but (rarely) totally fixed (Lamprell, 1998) ]
substrate: coral       Lamprell, K.L. 1998. p. 49 
substrate: rocks 
substrate: rocks       Lamprell, K.L. 1998. p. 49 


                      Spondylus Linnaeus, 1758
                        Spondylus smytheae Lamprell, 1998


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=47702) created by Shannon Reid on 2001-07-06. Record last updated by benamy on 2002-09-13.