Propeamussium alcocki (Smith, 1894)

Dijkstra, Henk H. & Maestrati, Philippe, 2008, New species and new records of deep-water Pectinoidea (Bivalvia: Propeamussiidae, Entoliidae and Pectinidae) from the South Pacific, Mémoires du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle 196, pp. 77-114: 78-79

publication ID

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5491146

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5491146

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scientific name

Propeamussium alcocki (Smith, 1894)
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Propeamussium alcocki (Smith, 1894)  

Amussium alcocki Smith, 1894: 172   , pl. 5, figs 15-16.

MATERIAL EXAMINED. — The type material (see Dijkstra 1995: 33 spms; stn CP 1415, 16˚31’S, 179˚00’W, 670-682 m, 1 spm; 13, figs 133-137). stn CP 1460, 18˚47’S, 178˚47’W, 750-767 m, 2 spms; stn CP Solomon. SALOMON 1: stn CP 1750, 09°15.6’S, 159°54.6’E, 1491, 18˚50’S, 178˚27’W, 777-787 m, 2 spms; stn CP 1502, 693- 696 m, 3 lv; stn CP 1751, 09°10.4’S, 159°53.0’E, 749-799 18˚21’S, 178˚27’W, 640-660 m, 2 spms; stn CP 1504, 18˚13’S, m, 1 lv; stn CP 1753, 09°02.7’S, 159°49.4’E, 1001-1012 m, 178˚34’W, 427-440 m, 1 spm.

4 spms. Tonga. BORDAU 2: stn CP 1625, 23˚28’S, 176˚22’W, 824 m, Fiji. BORDAU 1: stn CP 1413, 16˚10’S, 179˚24’W, 669-676 m, 6 spms.

DISTRIBUTION. — Gulf of Aden, Laccadive Sea, Bay of Bengal, Chesterfield Islands, New Caledonia, Loyalty Islands ( Dijkstra 1995: 13), Indonesia (Dijkstra & Kastoro 1997: 247), Norfolk Island (Dijkstra & Marshall 1997: 74), Wallis and Futuna and Vanuatu ( Dijkstra 2001: 74); live in 750-1353 m. New records for the Solomon Islands, Fiji and Tonga. Present material live in 440-1001 m.

REMARKS. — The present material is similar to the type specimens, although somewhat darker in colour (brownish, whitish is typical) and slightly more elongate (type specimens nearly circular).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Mollusca

Class

Bivalvia

Order

Pectinida

Family

Propeamussiidae

Genus

Propeamussium

Loc

Propeamussium alcocki (Smith, 1894)

Dijkstra, Henk H. & Maestrati, Philippe 2008
2008
Loc

Amussium alcocki

Smith 1894: 172
1894