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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpondylus limbatus G. B. Sowerby II, 1847 
AphiaID: 207886

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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpondylus limbatus (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpondylus Linnaeus, 1758
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpondylus calcifer Carpenter, 1857
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpondylus coccineus Lamarck, 1819 (invalid: junior homonym of S. coccineus Schreibers, 1793; S. punicus is a replacement name)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpondylus lamarckii sensu Carpenter, 1857 (misidentification)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpondylus punicus Bernard, Cai & Morton, 1993
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpondylus radula Reeve, 1856 (invalid: junior homonym of Spondylus radula Lamarck, 1806; S. smithi is a replacement name)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpondylus smithi Fulton, 1915
Sources 
redescription Coan, E. V.; Valentich-Scott, P. (2012). Bivalve seashells of tropical West America. Marine bivalve mollusks from Baja California to northern Peru. 2 vols, 1258 pp. [details]

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Environment marine
Distribution  Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Persian Gulf [details]
From other sources
Djibouti
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDjibouti [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (18 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Type locality: Persian Gulf [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207886
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2001-05-02 17:36:50Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2001-12-09 13:54:23Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2010-09-23 10:34:21Z  changed  Huber, Markus
  
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  Citation: Huber, M. (2014). Spondylus limbatus G. B. Sowerby II, 1847. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207886 on 2014-11-23
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