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Bivalvia Mytiloida Mytilidae 

Lithophaga (Leiosolenus) laevigata (Quoy & Gaimard, 1835)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Lithodomus laevigatus Quoy & Gaimard, 1835
   Lithophaga (Leiosolenus) hancocki Soot-Ryen, 1955


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaIndonesia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaIndonesiaTimor (Not otherwise Specified)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Barrier Reef
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanIndo-ArabiaMaldives
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaIndonesiaSulawesi (Celebes)
     Kleemann, K. & Hoeksema, B.W. 2002. p.16 


habit: boring, infaunal [ infests only live corals, generally massive corals; for example porites (Great Barrier Reef, Wilson 1985) ]


 Kleemann, K.H. 1980. p.25 [ synonymy; description; distribution; ecology; type data ]  General reference
 Wilson, B.R. 1985. p.184 [ ecology ]  Secondary source


                Mytilidae Rafinesque, 1815
                  Lithophaga Röding, 1798
                    Lithophaga (Leiosolenus) Carpenter, 1857
                      Lithophaga (Leiosolenus) laevigata (Quoy & Gaimard, 1835)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=60982) created by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2001-12-18. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2003-11-13.