Species under Chama
n= 32
Species name Common name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Chama ambigua
Lischke, 1870
Northwest Pacific
Chama arcana
Bernard, 1976
secret jewelbox East Pacific
Chama asperella
Lamarck, 1819
jewel boxes Indo-Pacific and the Mediterranean 2.24
Chama aspersa
Reeve, 1846
Western Indian Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea
Chama bicornis
(Gmelin, 1790)
Mediterranean Sea
Chama brassica
Reeve, 1847
Indo-Pacific
Chama buddiana
Adams, 1852
Mexican jewel box Pacific Ocean
Chama circinata
Monterosato, 1878
Mediterranean Sea
Chama congregata
Conrad, 1833
corrugate jewelbox Western Atlantic 3.5
Chama croceata
Lamarck, 1819
Savigny's jewel box Indo-Pacific 10
Chama dunkeri
Lischke, 1870
Western Pacific
Chama echinata
Broderip, 1835
Southeast Pacific and Western Central Atlantic
Chama fibula
Reeve, 1846
Western Central Pacific
Chama florida
Lamarck, 1819
pretty jewelbox Western Atlantic
Chama fraga
Reeve, 1847
Indo-Pacific
Chama frondosa
Broderip, 1835
Southeast Pacific
Chama gryphoides
Linnaeus, 1758
Mediterranean Sea
Chama inezae
(Bayer, 1943)
Western Central Atlantic 2.5
Chama iostoma
Conrad, 1837
Indo-Pacific
Chama japonica
Lamarck, 1819
Japanese jewel box Western Pacific
Chama jukesi
Reeve, 1847
Indo-Pacific
Chama lactuca
Dall, 1886
milky jewelbox Western Central Atlantic 2.2
Chama lazarus
Linnaeus, 1758
Lazarus jewel box Indo-Pacific 14
Chama limbula
(Lamarck, 1819)
jewel box Indo-Pacific
Chama lobata
Broderip, 1835
Western Pacific
Chama macerophylla
Gmelin, 1791
leafy jewelbox Eastern Pacific; Western Atlantic 10
Chama pacifica
Broderip, 1835
reflexed jewel box Indo-Pacific and the Mediterranean Sea 8
Chama pellucida
Broderip, 1835
Eastern Pacific
Chama radians
Lamarck, 1819
Western Atlantic 4.7
Chama sarda
Reeve, 1847
cherry jewelbox Western Atlantic 3.8
Chama semipurpurata
Lischke, 1870
Western Pacific
Chama sinuosa
Broderip, 1835
smooth-edge jewelbox Western Central Pacific and Atlantic Ocean
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