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Bivalvia Veneroida Lucinidae 

Rasta lamyi (Abrard, 1942)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Saxolucina lamyi Abrard, 1942
   Rasta lamyi (Abrard, 1942)
   Rastafaria calypso Glover & Taylor, 1997


Arabian Gulf, northern Red Sea, Gulf of aden and northwestern Madagascar

  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanIndo-ArabiaPersian Gulf (=Arabian Gulf)
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaGulf of Aden
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificEast AfricaMadagascar


depth: continental shelf [ 30-36 m in muddy sand (Madagascar), 39 m (Red Sea), from 70 m (Arabian Gulf) ]
depth: subtidal [ 10 m in muddy and coral sands (Red Sea) ]
substrate: mud 
substrate: sand 


 Glover, E.A. & Taylor, J.D. 1997. p.3-7 General reference
 Taylor, J.D. & Glover, E.A. 2000.  Nomenclatural emendation


                  Lucinidae Fleming, 1828
                    Rasta Taylor & Glover, 2000
                      Rasta lamyi (Abrard, 1942)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=63988) created by Shannon Reid on 2002-02-07. Record last updated by benamy on 2002-09-13.