WoRMS taxon details

Spondylus americanus Hermann, 1781

420772  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:420772)

accepted
Species
marine
Not documented
MolluscaBase (2018). Spondylus americanus Hermann, 1781. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=420772 on 2018-12-13
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2009-10-06 12:38:14Z
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2010-09-23 11:55:17Z
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original description  (ofSpondylus aurispinae Damarco & Bologna, 2009) Damarco & Bologna (2009). Malacologia Mostra Mondiale 62 (1) : 13-20 [details]   

basis of record Turgeon, D. D., W. G. Lyons, P. Mikkelsen, G. Rosenberg, and F. Moretzsohn. 2009. Bivalvia (Mollusca) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 711–744 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, Colleg [details]   

additional source Huber, M. (2010). Compendium of bivalves. A full-color guide to 3,300 of the world’s marine bivalves. A status on Bivalvia after 250 years of research. Hackenheim: ConchBooks. 901 pp., 1 CD-ROM. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Rosenberg, G. 1992. <i>Encyclopedia of Seashells</i>. Dorset: New York. 224 pp.
page(s): 142 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]
 

LanguageName 
English Atlantic thorny oysterAmerican thorny oyster  [details]
German Atlantische StachelausterAtlantik-StachelausterAmerikanische Stachelauster  [details]