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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstarte elliptica (Brown, 1827) 
AphiaID: 138821

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 editorArchiheterodonta (Infraclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarditoida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCrassatelloidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstartidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstarte (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstarte J. de C. Sowerby, 1816
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstarte elonga Hopner Petersen, 2001
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstarte garensis J. Smith, 1839
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstarte intermedia G. B. Sowerby II, 1854
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCrassina elliptica T. Brown, 1827
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCrassina ovata Brown, 1827 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElliptica alaskensis (Dall, 1903) (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElliptica elliptica (Brown, 1827)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTridonta elliptica (Brown, 1827) (subsequent name/combination)
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 editorellipseformet astartemusling  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorovale strandschelpUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorovale astarte  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorelliptische Astarte  [details]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Bay of Fundy
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCobscook Bay [details]
Beaufort Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBeaufort Sea [details]
Canada
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSaguenay Fjord [details]
Gulf of Saint Lawrence
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of St. Lawrence [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorManicouagan [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSt. Lawrence Estuary [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]
North Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBelgian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Sea [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
United Kingdom
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBritish Isles [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCanadian Exclusive Economic Zone [Arctic part] [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 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (155 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 other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Gulf of St. Lawrence (unspecified region), Saguenay Fjord, northern Gaspe Waters, southern Gaspe waters (Baie des Chaleurs, Gaspe Bay to American, Orphan and Bradelle banks; eastern boundary: Eastern Bradelle valley), downstream part of middle St. Lawrence estuary, lower St. Lawrence estuary, Magdalen Islands (from eastern Bradelle valley to the west, as far as Cape North, including the Cape Breton Channel), lower North Shore; Cobscook Bay [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat bathyal, infralittoral and circalittoral of the Gulf and estuary [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:138821
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Gofas, Serge
  
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  Citation: Gofas, S. (2014). Astarte elliptica (Brown, 1827). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=138821 on 2014-07-10
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