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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBathyarca pectunculoides (Scacchi, 1835) 
AphiaID: 138799

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 editorPteriomorphia (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArcoida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArcoidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArcidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBathyarca (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBathyarca Kobelt, 1891
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArca crenulata Verrill, 1882 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArca koreni Danielssen, 1859
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArca pectunculiformis Locard, 1886
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArca pectunculoides Scacchi, 1835 (original combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArca pectunculoides var. major Friele, 1878
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArca pectunculoides var. septentrionalis G.O. Sars, 1878
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArca verrilli Lamy, 1907
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBathyarca pectunculoides var. pellucida Oliver & Allen, 1980
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBathyarca petunculoides (misspelling)
Sources  original description Scacchi A. 1835. Notizie intorno alle conchiglie ed a' zoofiti fossili che si trovano nelle vicinanze di Gravina in Puglia. Annali Civili del Regno delle Due Sicilie 6: 75-84; 7: 5-18, 2 pl. [the date of vol. 6 often stated as 1834, but both issues stated as published later than 8th October 1835 by Cretella et al., 2005]
page(s): p. 82, pl. 1 fig. 12 a,b  [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcomb bathyark  [details]
Direct child
taxa (1)

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Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBathyarca pectunculoides var. pellucida Oliver & Allen, 1980 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBathyarca pectunculoides (Scacchi, 1835)
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Bay of Fundy
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBay of Fundy [details]
Gulf of Saint Lawrence
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of St. Lawrence [details]
Mediterranean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWest Mediterranean [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
United States
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUSA [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAtlantic [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSwedish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Feedingtype  suspension feeder [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (5 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (28 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo CLEMAM 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Dyntaxa 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Bivalves of the British Isles webpage at National Museum of Wales 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBiology Type of larval development: not documentes [inferred from egg size and prodissoconch morphology to be to be short planktonic, non-planktotrophic]  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Shell very small, up to 3 mm, with a straight cardinal line running over the entire length; ventral margin rounded, slightly sinuous and more salient in the back. Cardinal line with very few teeth, generally three to each side of the umbo. Exterior with very fine radial ribs and commarginal grooves. Colour white, fresh or live specimens yellowish with two stained areas before and after the umbo. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Eastern Atlantic, from northern Norway to Senegal, also Canary and Cape Verde Islands; Mediterranean; Western Atlantic from Greenland to Gulf of St. Lawrence
Gorringe, Josephine, Ampère and Seine seamounts, common in 165-630 m; Great Meteor, Hyères, Irving and Atlantis seamounts, uncommon in 420-845 m; Plato seamount, common in 580-710 m. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNomenclature Placed on the Official List of specific names in Zoology by Opinion 1887 of ICZN (1998) [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Gravina, province of Bari, Italy (Plio-Pleistocene fossil) [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDimensions reaches 5 mm in size [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat bathyal and circalittoral of the Gulf and estuary [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction separate sexes, usually not dimorphic in shell structure; fertilization occurs within the mantle cavity anf young hatch as pelagic larvae (generalized for group) [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Bathyarca pectunculoides (Scacchi, 1835)Right valve (above) and left valve (below) from Djibouti banks, Alboran Sea,  349-365 m (actual size 3,8 mm mm)
Bathyarca pectunculoid...
Bathyarca pectunculoides (Scacchi, 1835)Specimen from Ampère seamount, 35°03'N, 12°55'W, 300-325 m, 'Seamount 1' DE98 (actual size  2.8 mm)
Bathyarca pectunculoid...

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LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:138799
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Gofas, Serge
2010-08-14 20:27:19Z  changed  Gofas, Serge
  
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  Citation: Gofas, S. (2014). Bathyarca pectunculoides (Scacchi, 1835). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=138799 on 2014-09-01
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