This is the earliest name for this species, but Brachidontes pharaonis (Fischer, 1870) has been widely used, and may be the valid name under ICZN rules. Here, we follow WoRMS in retaining B. ustulatus until the taxonomy is clarified by further study and/or a case before the ICZN.
Name status: accepted
Checked on: 2016-05-10 View at WoRMS - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS)
(report and map of occurrences)
Wells, F.E., Bryce, C.W., 1988, Seashells of Western Australia (revised edition). Western Australian Museum, Perth
Scientific Name verified against:
Huber, M., 2010, Compendium of Bivalves. ConchBooks, Hackenheim, Germany 901pp.