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Bivalvia Mytiloida Mytilidae 

Lithophaga (Leiosolenus) kuehnelti Kleeman, 1977

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Lithophaga (Leiosolenus) keuhnelti Kleeman, 1977


  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricGreat Australian Bight
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanIndo-ArabiaMaldives


habit: boring, infaunal [ Living and dead corals, for example Stylophora mordax and Acropora palifera (Great Barrier Reef, Evseev 1981) ]
habitat: coral [ live coral, particularly Acropora palifera ]


 Evseev, G.A. 1981. p.662 [ ecology ]  Secondary source
 Kleemann, K.H. 1977. p.151 [ description; ecology; distribution; type data ]  General reference
 Kleemann, K.H. 1980. p.44 [ synonymy; description; distribution; ecology; type data ]  General reference


                Mytilidae Rafinesque, 1815
                  Lithophaga Röding, 1798
                    Lithophaga (Leiosolenus) Carpenter, 1857
                      Lithophaga (Leiosolenus) kuehnelti Kleeman, 1977


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=60995) created by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2001-12-18. Record last updated by Peter Ulrik Middelfart on 2001-12-20.