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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArctica islandica (Linnaeus, 1767) 
AphiaID: 138802

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 editorVeneroida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArcticoidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArcticidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArctica (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArctica Schumacher, 1817
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArctica vulgaris Schumacher, 1817
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCyprina islandica (Linnaeus, 1767)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCyprina islandica var. crassior Jeffreys, 1864
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCyprina islandica var. inflata Odhner, 1911
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPectunculus crassus da Costa, 1778
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVenus buccardium Born, 1778
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVenus ferröensis Röding, 1798
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVenus islandica Linnaeus, 1767 (original combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVenus pitar Röding, 1798
Sources  basis of record Gofas, S.; Le Renard, J.; Bouchet, P. (2001). Mollusca, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 180-213 (look up in IMIS[details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Danish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormolboøsters  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editornoordkromp  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorocean quahogUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIcelandic cyprineUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIceland cyprina  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcyprine d'Islande  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIslandmuschel  [details]
Italian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorvongola oceanica  [details]
Norwegian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkuskjell  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkuskjell  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkuskjel  [details]
Russian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorциприна исландская  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoralmeja de Islandia  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordeniz tarağı  [details]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Arctic Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArctic Ocean [details]
Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGreek Exclusive Economic Zone (inaccurate[details]
From other sources
Bay of Biscay
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBay of Biscay [details]
Bay of Fundy
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCobscook Bay [details]
Canada
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorClam Cove [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDeadmans Harbour [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHardwood Island [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorL'Etang [details]
France
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWimereux (doubtful[details]
Gulf of Saint Lawrence
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of St. Lawrence [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 editorIrish Exclusive economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth East Atlantic [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]
North Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBelgian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDutch Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Sea [details]
United Kingdom
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBritish Isles [details]
United States
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUSA [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAtlantic [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 editorBIOTIC 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEncyclopedia of Marine Life of Britain and Ireland 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMarine Life Information Network - UK 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (11 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (75 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 GenBank (22 nucleotides; 13 proteins) 
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 other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDimensions reaches 7.5 to 12.5 cm in size [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Arctic to Cape Hatteras [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat infralittoral 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]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSynonymy Originally described as Venus islandica Linnaeus, 1767. [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
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LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:138802
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Gofas, Serge
  
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  Citation: Gofas, S. (2014). Arctica islandica (Linnaeus, 1767). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=138802 on 2014-08-01
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