WoRMS taxon details

Ensis Schumacher, 1817

138333  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:138333)

accepted
Genus
Ensis magnus Schumacher, 1817 (type by monotypy)
Species Ensis californicus Dall, 1899
Species Ensis directus (Conrad, 1844) †
Species Ensis ensis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Ensis goreensis (Clessin, 1888)
Species Ensis leei M. Huber, 2015
Species Ensis macha (Molina, 1782)
Species Ensis magnus Schumacher, 1817
Species Ensis megistus Pilsbry & McGinty, 1943
Species Ensis minor (Chenu, 1843)
Species Ensis myrae Berry, 1954
Species Ensis nitidus (Clessin, 1888)
Species Ensis siliqua (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Ensis terranovensis Vierna & Martínez-Lage, 2012
Species Ensis tropicalis Hertlein & A. M. Strong, 1955

Species Ensis americanus (Gould, 1870) accepted as Ensis leei M. Huber, 2015 (synonym)
Species Ensis arcuatus (Jeffreys, 1865) accepted as Ensis magnus Schumacher, 1817
Species Ensis coseli Vierna, 2014 accepted as Ensis megistus coseli Vierna, 2014 (original rank)
Species Ensis directus (Conrad, 1844) sensu Abbott, 1954 accepted as Ensis leei M. Huber, 2015
Species Ensis luzonicus Dunker, 1862 accepted as Ensis macha (Molina, 1782) (Synonym, juvenile specimen of Ensis macha)
Species Ensis minor Dall, 1899 accepted as Ensis coseli Vierna, 2014 accepted as Ensis megistus coseli Vierna, 2014 (invalid: junior secondary homonym of Ensis minor (Chenu, 1843); E. coseli is a replacement name)
Species Ensis phaxoides Van Urk, 1964 accepted as Ensis ensis (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Ensis sicula Van Urk, 1964 accepted as Ensis ensis (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Ensis siculus van Urk, 1964 accepted as Ensis minor (Chenu, 1843) (dubious synonym)
marine
Schumacher C.F. (1817). Essai d'un nouveau système des habitations des vers testacés. Schultz, Copenghagen. iv + 288 pp., 22 pls. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/81329
page(s): 143 [details]   
MolluscaBase (2018). Ensis Schumacher, 1817. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=138333 on 2018-06-18
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original description Schumacher C.F. (1817). Essai d'un nouveau système des habitations des vers testacés. Schultz, Copenghagen. iv + 288 pp., 22 pls. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/81329
page(s): 143 [details]   

basis of record Cosel R. von, 2009. The razor shells of the eastern Atlantic, part 2. Pharidae II: the genus Ensis Schumacher, 1817 (Bivalvia, Solenoidea). Basteria, 73: 9-56 , available online at http://natuurtijdschriften.nl/download?type=document&docid=597354 [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. [details]   

basis of record  (ofEnsatella Swainson, 1840) Huber, M. (2010). Compendium of bivalves. A full-color guide to 3,300 of the world’s marine bivalves. A status on Bivalvia after 250 years of research. Hackenheim: ConchBooks. 901 pp., 1 CD-ROM. (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Type locality 
From other sources
Classification in family Solenidae [details]
 



LanguageName 
English razor shell  [details]
Ensis magnus
 Ensis magnus
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