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Dendropoma maxima (Sowerby, 1825)

Type of listing: Name in current use


   Serpula maxima Sowerby, 1825
   Dendropoma maxima (Sowerby, 1825)

Common Name

Great Coral Worm Shell p.174, pl.505      Coleman, N. 1975.  


  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificRed Sea
     Dekker, H. & Orlin, Z. 2000. p.22 
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaAustralia (N)Queensland
  ABRS RegionsAustraliaQueensland
  ABRS RegionsAustralia200 m bathymetricNE coast
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificTuvalu (Ellice Islands)Funafuti
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaWestern PacificFiji
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificIndo-MalaysiaIndonesiaJava Sea
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaPolynesia
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificCentral and East Indian OceanEastern Indian OceanCocos-Keeling
  OBIS RegionsTropical Indo-West PacificOceaniaPolynesiaFrench Polynesia (Polynesie Francaise)Tuamotu Archipelago (Iles Tuamotu)


 Hedley, C. 1899. p.426-7 Distribution
 Maes, V.O. 1967. p.111-2 Distribution
 Morton, J.E. 1965. p.588 General reference
 Salvat, B. & Rives, C. 1975. p.266 Distribution
 Wilkins, G.L. 1953. p.291 Distribution


                          Dendropoma Mörch, 1861
                            Dendropoma maxima (Sowerby, 1825)


Taxon name record (intBiotaID=79308) created by benamy on 2002-09-26. Record last updated by dsherman on 2004-02-25.