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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerna perna (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 140483

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 editorPerna (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerna Philipsson, 1788
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelina perna (Linnaeus, 1758)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya perna Linnaeus, 1758 (original combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus achatinus Lamarck, 1819
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus afer Gmelin, 1791
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus africanus Fischer von Waldheim, 1807
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus africanus Chemnitz, 1785 (not available: published in a paper rejected by ICZN direction 1)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus africanus var. mauretanica Pallary, 1900 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus elongatus Fischer von Waldheim, 1807
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus elongatus Chemnitz in Schröter, 1788 (unavailable name)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus irisans Jousseaume, 1888
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus magellanicus Röding, 1798
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus perna (Linnaeus, 1758)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus perna var. trigona Krauss, 1848
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus pictus Born, 1778
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus variegatus Röding, 1798
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus versicolor Gmelin, 1791
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerna africana (Chemnitz, 1785) (not available)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerna africana var. mauretanica Pallary, 1900
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerna africana var. tingitana Pallary, 1900
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerna indica Kuriakose & Nair, 1976
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerna magellanica Philipsson, 1788
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerna perna f. picta (Born, 1778)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerna picta (Born, 1778)
Sources 
status source Wood A.R., Apte S., MacAvoy E.S. & Gardner J.P.A. (2007) A molecular phylogeny of the marine mussel genus Perna (Bivalvia: Mytilidae) based on nuclear (ITS1&2) and mitochondrial (COI) DNA sequences. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 44(2): 685-698. , available online at http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1055790306005082 [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbrown mussel  [details]
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Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerna perna f. picta (Born, 1778) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerna perna (Linnaeus, 1758)
Environment marine
Distribution 
From regional or thematic species database
Angola
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorAngola [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
South Africa
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorEast Coast of South Africa [details]
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorSouth Coast of South Africa [details]
From other sources
Caribbean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCaribbean Sea [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Mediterranean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMediterranean Sea (introduced: alien) [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Mediterranean Sea - Western Basin
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorZembra [details]
Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMexico [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Senegal
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSenegal [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Tunisia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBizerte [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSidi Mechreg  [details]
Venezuela
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorVenezuela [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCayman Islands [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorLesser Antilles [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPuerto Rico [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWestern Indian Ocean [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolicola inflatipes Humes & Cressey, 1958 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHerrmannella inflatipes (Humes & Cressey, 1958) [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (36 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (29 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 (602 nucleotides; 356 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:140483
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Gofas, Serge
2006-03-16 11:07:45Z  changed  Mussai, Prakash
2008-08-14 13:08:19Z  checked  Gofas, Serge
2010-09-23 10:34:21Z  changed  Huber, Markus
  
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  Citation: Huber, M.; Gofas, S. (2014). Perna perna. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=140483 on 2014-07-24
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