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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnsis Schumacher, 1817 
AphiaID: 138333

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMollusca (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBivalvia (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterodonta (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuheterodonta (Infraclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor[unassigned] Euheterodonta (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSolenoidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPharidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnsis magnus Schumacher, 1817 (type by monotypy)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPharidae H. Adams & A. Adams, 1856
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnsatella Swainson, 1840 (synonym)
Sources  original description Schumacher C.F. (1817). Essai d'un nouveau système des habitations des vers testacés. Schultz, Copenghagen pp. [IV] + 288 + 22 pl. [post 1 marzo 1817] , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/81329
page(s): 143 [details]

redescription Coan E.V. & Valentich-Scott P. (2012) Bivalve seashells of tropical West America. Marine bivalve mollusks from Baja California to northern Peru. 2 vols, 1258 pp. Santa Barbara: Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrazor shell  [details]
Direct child
taxa (21)

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnsis californicus Dall, 1899
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnsis directus (Conrad, 1843)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnsis ensis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnsis goreensis (Clessin, 1888)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnsis macha (Molina, 1782)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnsis magnus Schumacher, 1817
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnsis megistus Pilsbry & McGinty, 1943
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnsis minor (Chenu, 1843)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnsis myrae Berry, 1954
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnsis nitidus (Clessin, 1888)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnsis siliqua (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnsis terranovensis Vierna & Martínez-Lage, 2012
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnsis tropicalis Hertlein & Strong, 1955

Species Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEnsis americanus (Gould, 1870) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnsis directus (Conrad, 1843)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnsis arcuatus (Jeffreys, 1865) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnsis magnus Schumacher, 1817
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnsis coseli Vierna, 2014 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnsis megistus coseli Vierna, 2014
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnsis luzonicus Dunker, 1862 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnsis macha (Molina, 1782)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnsis minor Dall, 1899 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnsis coseli Vierna, 2014 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnsis megistus coseli Vierna, 2014
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnsis phaxoides Van Urk, 1964 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnsis ensis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnsis sicula Van Urk, 1964 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnsis ensis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnsis siculus van Urk, 1964 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnsis minor (Chenu, 1843)
Environment marine
Feedingtype  suspension feeder [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBIOTIC 
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From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorClassification in family Solenidae [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:138333
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Gofas, Serge
2013-01-19 07:19:08Z  changed  Bouchet, Philippe
  
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  Citation: Bouchet, P.; Gofas, S. (2014). Ensis Schumacher, 1817. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=138333 on 2014-08-21
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