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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpondylus versicolor Schreibers, 1793 
AphiaID: 207866

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMollusca (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBivalvia (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPteriomorphia (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPectinoida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPectinoidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpondylidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpondylus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpondylus Linnaeus, 1758
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpondylus aurantius Lamarck, 1819
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpondylus plurispinosus Reeve, 1856
Sources  basis of record Lamprell K.L. (1998). Recent Spondylus species from the Middle East and adjacent regions, with the description of two new species. Vita Marina 45(1-2): 41-60. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgolden thorny oyster [from synonym]  [details]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChagos [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207866
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-22 16:55:09Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2001-05-02 17:36:50Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2010-09-23 11:55:17Z  checked  Huber, Markus
  
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  Citation: Huber, M. (2014). Spondylus versicolor. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207866 on 2014-08-30
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