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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthocardia spinosa (Lightfoot, 1786) 
AphiaID: 138994

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 editorCardioidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCardiidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCardiinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthocardia (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthocardia spinosa (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthocardia J.E. Gray, 1851
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCardium erinaceum Lamarck, 1819 (junior synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCardium erinaceum var. alba Monterosato, 1872
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCardium erinaceus Lamarck, 1819 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCardium spinosum Lightfoot, 1786 (original combination)
Sources  original description Lightfoot, J. (1786). A Catalogue of the Portland Museum, lately the property of the Dutchess Dowager of Portland, deceased; which will be sold by auction by Mr. Skinner & Co.. London. viii + 194 pp., available online at http://resolver.sub.uni-goettingen.de/purl?PPN603451020 [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΑχινομεθύστρα  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent + fossil
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGreek Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
(no group)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMediterranean Sea [details]
From other sources
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (6 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 PESI 
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLength L 60-95 mm (adult) [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality ‘Mediterranean’ (Lightfoot, 1786: 105) [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType material Unknown, Lightfoot (1786) refers to Favanne (1780: pl. 52 fig. A 2) [details]
ImageChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Acanthocardia spinosa
Acanthocardia spinosa
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:138994
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Gofas, Serge
2009-01-22 08:46:58Z  changed  ter Poorten, Jan Johan
2010-03-24 10:05:37Z  changed  Tran, Bastien
2010-03-29 08:44:56Z  changed  ter Poorten, Jan Johan
2012-12-09 10:11:31Z  changed  ter Poorten, Jan Johan
  
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  Citation: ter Poorten, J.; Gofas, S. (2014). Acanthocardia spinosa (Lightfoot, 1786). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=138994 on 2014-12-26
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