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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBathyarca philippiana (Nyst, 1848) 
AphiaID: 138800

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 grenophia Risso, 1826
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArca obliqua Philippi, 1844 (invalid: junior homonym of Arca obliqua Portlock, 1843)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArca obliquata Locard, 1899
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArca obliquatula Dautzenberg, 1927
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArca philippiana Nyst, 1848
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBathyarca grenophia (Risso, 1826) (name suppressed by ICZN Opinion 1887)
Sources  original description Nyst P. H. J. (1848). Tableau synoptique et synonymique des espèces vivantes et fossiles de la familie des Arcacées. pt. 1 Genre Arca. Mémoires de l'Académie Royale des Sciences, des Lettres et des Beaux-Arts de Belgique : 22: 1-79, available online at http://"http://dz-srv1.sub.uni-goettingen.de/sub/digbib/loader?ht=VIEW&did=D74048
page(s): 54 (replacement name) [details]

original description Philippi R. A. (1844). Enumeratio molluscorum Siciliae cum viventium tum in tellure tertiaria fossilium, quae in itinere suo observavit. Vol. 2. Eduard Anton, Halle [Halis Saxorum]: iv + 303 p., pl. 13-28, available online at http://www.societaitalianadimalacologia.it/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=355&Itemid=167
page(s): p. 43-44, pl. 15 fig. 2 [details]

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Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGreek Exclusive Economic Zone [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 editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (4 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo CLEMAM 
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 PESI 
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 documented [inferred from prodissoconch morphology to be short planktonic, non-planktotrophic] [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Shell oval in contour, inequilateral with hardly prominent unbos situated towards the anterior one-third and maximum shell height situated on the posterior one-fourth. Ligamental area small and narrow. Cardinal line with 4-5 teeth anterior to the umbo and about ten posterior to it, increasing in size and becoming more oblique as they are situated further away from the umbo. Exterior with flat comarginal cords, broader than the interspaces, crossed by fant radial ribs which are more developed in the posterior part. Periostracum yellowish with few bristles towards the ventral margin the margin. Colour of shell white. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Eastern Atlantic, from Norway to Morocco, also in the Canary Islands and the Azores; Mediterranean.
Gorringe, Ampère, Josephine and Seine seamounts, common in 185-630 m; Great Meteor, Hyères, Irving, Plato, and Atlantis seamounts, moderately common in 300-640 m.
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNomenclature Placed on Official List of specific names in Zoology by ICZN Opinion 1887 (1998) [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Valley of River Lamato, Calabria, Italy (Plio-Pleistocene fossil) [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Bathyarca philippiana (Nyst, 1848)Specimen from Gorringe seamount, 36°35'N, 11°28'W, 460-480 m , 'Seamount 1' DW21 (actual size  6.3 mm)
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Bathyarca philippiana (Nyst, 1848)Specimen from off Alboran Island (actual size  5.7 mm)
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LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:138800
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Gofas, Serge
  
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  Citation: Gofas, S. (2014). Bathyarca philippiana (Nyst, 1848). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=138800 on 2014-09-19
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