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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus modiolus (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 140467

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 editorMytiloida (Order) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMytiloidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus Lamarck, 1799
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiola gigantea Clessin, 1889
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiola grandis Philippi, 1844
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiola modiolus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiola papuana Lamarck, 1801
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiola vulgaris Fleming, 1828
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus kurilensis F. R. Bernard, 1983
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMusculus modulus Röding, 1798
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus curtus Pennant, 1777
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus curvirostratus da Costa, 1778 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus curvirostrus da Costa, 1778
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus modiolus Linnaeus, 1758
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus modiolus var. ovata Jeffreys, 1864
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus umbilicatus Pennant, 1777
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVolsella difficilis Kuroda & Habe, 1950
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 [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Danish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoralmindelig hestemusling  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpaardenmosselUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgewone paardenmossel  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editornorthern horsemusselUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorhorse-musselUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorhorse mussel  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormodioleUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgrande moule  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPferdemuschelUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgrose Miesmuschel  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoro-skjell  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoro-skjel  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorhästmussla  [details]
Direct child
taxa (1)

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Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus modiolus squamosus Beauperthuy, 1967 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus squamosus Beauperthuy, 1967
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Bay of Biscay
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBay of Biscay (inaccurate[details]
Bay of Fundy
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCobscook Bay [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMinas Basin [details]
Belgium
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDe Panne [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOostduinkerke [details]
Canada
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBrandy Cove [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDigby [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorL'Etang [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorLorneville Harbour [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNavy Island [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSaguenay Fjord [details]
France
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWimereux [details]
Gulf of Saint Lawrence
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of St. Lawrence [details]
Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKerkennah Islands [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 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]
Norway
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWest Coast of Norway  [details]
United Kingdom
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBritish Isles [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSwedish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Feedingtype  suspension feeder [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolicola insignis Aurivillius, 1882 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudomyicola spinosus (Raffaele & Monticelli, 1885) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
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 (6 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (153 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 (19 nucleotides; 14 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 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 5 to 15 cm in size [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Arctic seas to New Jersey; Europe; Arctic seas to San Pedro, California [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution The appearance of Modiolus modiolus at the Belgian coast was very doubtful according to Kerckhof (1980); in contrast with the reports of this species at the Hinder Banks. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat bathyal, 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]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:140467
Taxonomic
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Gofas, Serge
  
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  Citation: Gofas, S. (2014). Modiolus modiolus (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=140467 on 2014-09-19
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