Pectinoidea (Bivalvia: Propeamussiidae and Cyclochlamydidae) from the southwestern Indian Ocean

H.H. Dijkstra, P. Maestrati

Abstract


Twenty-five species of Pectinoidea (24 Propeamussiidae, 1 Cyclochlamydidae) are herein listed from the Mozambique Channel, northwestern and southern Madagascar, and northeastern South Africa.
New species: Propeamussium rosadoi, Parvamussium catillus, Parvamussium kilburni, Parvamussium puillandrei, Parvamussium strongae, Cyclopecten cassiculus, Cyclopecten kantori, Cyclochlamys bacachorda.
New synonym: Amussium sewelli Knudsen, 1967 = Propeamussium watsoni (E.A. Smith, 1885).
New records for the Mozambique Channel and northwestern Madagascar: Propeamussium andamanicum, Propea­mussium arabicum, Propeamussium caducum, Propeamussium jeffreysii, Propeamussium sibogai, Propea­mussium watsoni, Parvamussium formosum, Parvamussium scitulum, Parvamussium torresi, Parva­mussium vesiculatum, Cyclopecten kapalae, Similipecten eous.New records for southern Madagascar: Propeamussium jeffreysii, Propeamussium sibogai, Propeamussium watsoni, Parvamussium formosum, Parvamussium scitulum, Parvamussium thyrideum, Parva­mussium vesicula­tum, Parvamussium vidalense, Cyclopecten kapalae, Similipecten eous.
New record for South Africa: Propeamussium jeffreysii, Parvamussium formosum, Parvamussium scitulum, Cyclopecten horridus, Similipecten eous.

To cite this paper: Dijkstra, H.H. & Maestrati, P. 2015. Pectinoidea (Bivalvia: Propeamussiidae and Cyclochlamydidae) from the southwestern Indian Ocean. African Invertebrates 56 (3): 585–628.

Published electronically: 18 December 2015.
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