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Bivalvia Veneroida Mactridae 

Mactra (Mactra) lilacea Lamarck, 1818

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Mactra decora auct.
   Mactra fauroti var. alba auct.
   Mactra lilacea Lamarck, 1818
   Mactra fauroti Jousseaume, 1888


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanThailand (W)Phuket
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea Throughout Region
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaMalaysia


depth: continental shelf [ 20-26m (Phuket, Thailand) ]
depth: intertidal 
depth: shallow subtidal 
depth: subtidal 
habitat: shell [ dredged from shell sand bottom (Phuket, Thailand) ]
substrate: sand       Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.131 


 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.131 General reference
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.131 Biology and ecology
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.131 Distribution
 Oliver, P.G. 1992. p.131 Anatomy
 Purchon, R.D., and Morris, S. 1981. p.325 Distribution
 Tantanasiriwong, R. 1979. p.10 [ distribution; ecology ]  Secondary source


                  Mactridae Lamarck, 1809
                    Mactrinae Lamarck, 1809
                      Mactra Linnaeus, 1767
                        Mactra (Mactra) Linnaeus, 1767
                          Mactra (Mactra) lilacea Lamarck, 1818


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=55479) created by Mark Kitson on 2001-11-02. Record last updated by Shannon Reid on 2003-06-05.