WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnsis Schumacher, 1817

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

accepted
Genus
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnsis magnus Schumacher, 1817 (type by monotypy)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnsis californicus Dall, 1899
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnsis directus (Conrad, 1844) †
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 leei M. Huber, 2015
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 Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnsis americanus (Gould, 1870) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnsis leei M. Huber, 2015 (synonym)
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 (original rank)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnsis directus (Conrad, 1844) sensu Abbott, 1954 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnsis leei M. Huber, 2015
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnsis luzonicus Dunker, 1862 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnsis macha (Molina, 1782) (Synonym, juvenile specimen of Ensis macha)
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 (invalid: junior secondary homonym of Ensis minor (Chenu, 1843); E. coseli is a replacement name)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnsis phaxoides Van Urk, 1964 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnsis ensis (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnsis sicula Van Urk, 1964 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnsis ensis (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnsis siculus van Urk, 1964 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnsis 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]   
Bouchet, P.; Gofas, S. (2013). Ensis Schumacher, 1817. In: MolluscaBase (2017). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=138333 on 2017-12-15

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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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnsatella 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]   
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorClassification in family Solenidae [details]
 



Feeding Type
suspension feeder [details]
LanguageName 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrazor shell  [details]
Ensis magnus
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Ensis magnus
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