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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlycymeris glycymeris (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 140025

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 editorGlycymerididae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlycymeris (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlycymeris da Costa, 1778
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArca glycymeris Linnaeus, 1758 (original combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArca minima Turton, 1819
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArca pulchella Gmelin, 1791 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlycymeris orbicularis da Costa, 1778
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlycymeris wagenwoorti Lacourt, 1977 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPectunculus dautzenbergi de Gregorio, 1892 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPectunculus dautzenbergii Gregorio, 1892
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPectunculus glycymeris (Linnaeus, 1758)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPectunculus glycymeris var. bavayi Bucquoy, Dautzenberg & Dollfus, 1891 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPectunculus glycymeris var. globosa Jeffreys, 1869 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPectunculus glycymeris var. lineolata Dautzenberg, 1893 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPectunculus glycymeris var. obscura Bucquoy, Dautzenberg & Dollfus, 1891 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPectunculus glycymeris var. typica Monterosato, 1892 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPectunculus glycymeris var. zigzag Dautzenberg, 1893 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPectunculus marmoratus Lamarck, 1819
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPectunculus pilosus (Linnaeus, 1767)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPectunculus pilosus var. tumida Bucquoy, Dautzenberg & Dollfus, 1891 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPectunculus punctatus Calcara, 1840 (synonym)
Sources  original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://gdz.sub.uni-goettingen.de/no_cache/dms/load/toc/?IDDOC=265100
page(s): 695 [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Albanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbajame deti  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormarmerschelpUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkamschelpUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgewone marmerschelp  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordog-cockleUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordog cockle  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoramande marbréeUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoramande de mer  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΧοντραχιβάδα Ευρώπης  [details]
Portuguese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcastanhola  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoralmendra de mar  [details]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
France
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWimereux [details]
Mediterranean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMediterranean Sea [details]
Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGreek Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Gabès [details]
Mediterranean Sea - Western Basin
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTunis Gulf [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 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 editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBelgian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Tunisia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMahdia  [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSalakta [details]
United Kingdom
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBritish Isles [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorwegian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWest Africa [details]
Feedingtype  suspension feeder [details]
Links 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 (5 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (27 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 GenBank (30 nucleotides; 4 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 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 large, up to 65 mm long, solid, equivalve, circular in shape and inflated, equilateral. Umbos situated on the vertical midline, very slightly prosogyrous, separated from the hinge line by a narrow triangular area covered by the ligament, which is dark brown. Sculpture of very fine comarginal cords and radial striae, giving a reticulated appearance under high magnification. Hinge wide and arched, taxodont, with no teeth under the umbo and between 6 and 12 teeth on each side. Exterior brown or yellowish, with irregular streaks of dark brown. Interior white, with a variable extension of brown patches. Periostracum more or less hairy, dark brown.

Glycymeris pilosa is a Mediterranean form with a stronger and densely hairy periostracum, considered by some authors as a distinct species, but could be an ecophenotype on more muddy bottoms.
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Eastern Atlantic, from Norway to southern Morocco, also Canary Islands and Madeira. Gorringe seamount, moderately common in 96-180 m (deeper than along mainland coasts). [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Guernsey, English Channel [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution It is not known for sure if this species can be found at the Belgian coast. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Glycymeris glycymeris (Linnaeus, 1758)Shell from bay of Barbate, southern Spain (actual size 30.3 mm)
Glycymeris glycymeris ...
Glycymeris glycymeris (Linnaeus, 1758)Shell from Gorringe seamount, 36°32'N, 11°38'W, 180 m, 'Seamount 1' DW05 (actual size 30 mm)
Glycymeris glycymeris ...

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LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:140025
Taxonomic
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Gofas, Serge
  
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  Citation: Gofas, S. (2014). Glycymeris glycymeris (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=140025 on 2014-07-22
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