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Ostrea edulis Linnaeus, 1758

140658  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:140658)

accepted
Species
marine
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://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up
page(s): 699 [details]   
Nomenclature ICZN opinion 356: specific name of type species of Ostrea Linnaeus, 1758  
Nomenclature ICZN opinion 356: specific name of type species of Ostrea Linnaeus, 1758 [details]

Distribution North America, Western Atlantic Ocean  
Distribution North America, Western Atlantic Ocean [details]
MolluscaBase (2018). Ostrea edulis Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=140658 on 2018-04-23
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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://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up
page(s): 699 [details]   

original description  (ofOstrea cyrnusii Payraudeau, 1826) Payraudeau B. C. (1826). Catalogue descriptif et méthodique des Annelides et des Mollusques de l'île de Corse. Paris, 218 pp. + 8 pl., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/12944
page(s): 79-80, pl. 3 fig. 1-2 [details]   

original description  (ofMonoeciostrea europa Orton, 1928) Orton J.H. (1928). The dominant species of Ostrea. Nature. 121 (3044): 320-321., available online at https://doi.org/10.1038/121320b0
note: names in this paper are unavailable because there is a disclaimer p. 121 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

original description  (ofOstrea adriatica Lamarck, 1819) Lamarck [J.-B. M.] de. (1819). Histoire naturelle des animaux sans vertèbres. Tome sixième, 1re partie. Paris: published by the Author, vi + 343 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/47441 [details]   

original description  (ofOstrea depressa Philippi, 1836) Philippi R. A. (1836). Enumeratio molluscorum Siciliae cum viventium tum in tellure tertiaria fossilium, quae in itinere suo observavit. Vol. 1. Schropp, Berlin [Berolini]: xiv + 267 p., pl. 1-12, available online at http://www.societaitalianadimalacologia.it/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=355&Itemid=167 [details]   

original description  (ofOstrea hippopus Lamarck, 1819) Lamarck [J.-B. M.] de. (1819). Histoire naturelle des animaux sans vertèbres. Tome sixième, 1re partie. Paris: published by the Author, vi + 343 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/47441 [details]   

original description  (ofOstrea leonica Fréminville in Taslé, 1870) Taslé père (1870). Faune malacologique marine de l'Ouest de la France. Catalogue des Mollusques observés dans l'Atlantique français, depuis les parages de Brest jusqu'aux frontières d'Espagne. Supplément.. Annales de la Société des Sciences naturelles de la Charente Maritime, 9: 167-227 9: 167-227 (reprint 1-60)
page(s): 24 [in reprint] [details]   

original description  (ofOstrea lamellosa Brocchi, 1814) Brocchi, G. B. (1814) Conchiologia fossile subapennina con osservazioni geologiche sugli Apennini e sul suolo adiacente. Milano Vol. I: pp. LXXX + 56 + 240; Vol. II, p. 241-712, pl. 1-16 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofOstrea striatum da Costa, 1778) da Costa E. M. (1778). Historia Naturalis Testaceorum Britanniae, or, The British Conchology. London: Millan, White, Elmsley & Robson. xii + 254 + viii pp. 17 pls., available online at http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=ucm.5329027802
page(s): 162-164; pl. 10 fig. 4 [details]   

original description  (ofOstrea sublamellosa Milachewitch, 1916) Milaschewitch K. O. (1916). Molliuski cernego i Azovoskogo Morei. Fauna Rossi i koprelnih stran 5-12 pp. 312. [in russo]: , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/44223 [details]   

original description  (ofOstrea edulis var. rutupina Jeffreys, 1864) Jeffreys J. G. (1862-1869). British Conchology. London, van Voorst : Vol. 1: pp. CXIV + 341 [1862]. Vol. 2: pp. 479 [1864] Il frontrespizio reca la data 1863 ma in effetti pubblicato nel 1864. Vol. 3: pp. 394 [1865]. Vol. 4: pp. 487 [1867]. Vol. 5: pp. 259 [1869], available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/55187
page(s): 39 [details]   

original description  (ofOstrea vulgare da Costa, 1778) da Costa E. M. (1778). Historia Naturalis Testaceorum Britanniae, or, The British Conchology. London: Millan, White, Elmsley & Robson. xii + 254 + viii pp. 17 pls., available online at http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=ucm.5329027802
page(s): 154-162; pl. 11 fig. 6 [details]   

original description  (ofOstrea parasita W. Turton, 1819) Turton, W. (1819) A Conchological Dictionary of the British Islands. J. Booth, London, xxvii + 272 pp., 28 pls., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/29692 [details]   

original description  (ofOstrea rostrata Danilo & Sandri, 1856) Danilo, F. & Sandri, G. B. (1856) Elenco nominale dei gasteropodi testacei marini raccolti nei dintorni di Zara. Zara. [details]   

original description  (ofOstrea taurica Siemaschko, 1847) Siemaschko, J. v. (1847). Beitrag zur Kenntniss der Konchyliens Russlands. Bulletin de la Société Impériale des Naturalistes de Moscou. 20(1): 93-131, pl. 1-3., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/34369569
page(s): 122-123; pl. 3 [details]   

original description  (ofOstrea edulis var. obtusa Requien, 1848) Requien E. (1848). Catalogue des Coquilles de l'Île de Corse. Seguin, Avignon v-xii, 13-109. , available online at https://archive.org/details/cataloguedescoq00requgoog [details]   

original description  (ofOstrea edulis var. crassa Weinkauff, 1867) Weinkauff H. C. (1867-1868). Die Conchylien des Mittelmeeres, ihre geographische und geologisches Verbreitung. T. Fischer, Cassel Vol. 1: pp. XIX + 307 [1867]. Vol. 2: pp. VI + 512. [1868] , available online at http://books.google.com/books?id=dg0AAAAAQAAJ [details]   

basis of record Gofas, S.; Le Renard, J.; Bouchet, P. (2001). Mollusca. in: Costello, M.J. et al. (eds), European Register of Marine Species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Patrimoines Naturels. 50: 180-213. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Huber, M. (2010). Compendium of bivalves. A full-color guide to 3,300 of the world’s marine bivalves. A status on Bivalvia after 250 years of research. Hackenheim: ConchBooks. 901 pp., 1 CD-ROM. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Gonzalez-Wangüemert M., Pérez-Ruzafa A., Rosique M.J. & Ortiz A. (2004) Genetic differentiation in two cryptic species of Ostreidae, Ostrea edulis (Linnaeus, 1758) and Ostreola stentina (Payraudeau, 1826) in Mar Menor Lagoon, southwestern Mediterranean Sea. The Nautilus 118(3): 103-111. [details]   

additional source Zamouri-Langar, N.; Chouba, L.; Ajjabi Chebil, L.; Mrabet, R.; El Abed, A. (2011). Les coquillages bivalves des côtes tunisiennes. Institut National des Sciences et Technologies de la Mer: Salammbô. ISBN 978-9938-9512-0-2. 128 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Turgeon, D.; Quinn, J.F.; Bogan, A.E.; Coan, E.V.; Hochberg, F.G.; Lyons, W.G.; Mikkelsen, P.M.; Neves, R.J.; Roper, C.F.E.; Rosenberg, G.; Roth, B.; Scheltema, A.; Thompson, F.G.; Vecchione, M.; Williams, J.D. (1998). Common and scientific names of aquatic invertebrates from the United States and Canada: mollusks. 2nd ed. American Fisheries Society Special Publication, 26. American Fisheries Society: Bethesda, MD (USA). ISBN 1-888569-01-8. IX, 526 + cd-rom pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Hayward, P.J.; Ryland, J.S. (Ed.). (1990). The marine fauna of the British Isles and North-West Europe: 1. Introduction and protozoans to arthropods. Clarendon Press: Oxford, UK. ISBN 0-19-857356-1. 627 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record  (ofOstrea edulis var. crassa Weinkauff, 1867) Check List of European Marine Mollusca (CLEMAM). , available online at http://www.somali.asso.fr/clemam/index.clemam.html [details]   

basis of record  (ofOstrea edulis var. tarentina Issel, 1882) Check List of European Marine Mollusca (CLEMAM). , available online at http://www.somali.asso.fr/clemam/index.clemam.html [details]   

basis of record  (ofOstrea edulis var. venetiana Issel, 1882) Check List of European Marine Mollusca (CLEMAM). , available online at http://www.somali.asso.fr/clemam/index.clemam.html [details]   

basis of record  (ofOstrea edulis var. obtusa Requien, 1848) Check List of European Marine Mollusca (CLEMAM). , available online at http://www.somali.asso.fr/clemam/index.clemam.html [details]   

basis of record  (ofOstrea rostrata Danilo & Sandri, 1856) Check List of European Marine Mollusca (CLEMAM). , available online at http://www.somali.asso.fr/clemam/index.clemam.html [details]   

basis of record  (ofOstrea vulgare da Costa, 1778) Huber, M. (2010). Compendium of bivalves. A full-color guide to 3,300 of the world’s marine bivalves. A status on Bivalvia after 250 years of research. Hackenheim: ConchBooks. 901 pp., 1 CD-ROM. (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record  (ofOstrea edulis var. rutupina Jeffreys, 1864) Huber, M. (2010). Compendium of bivalves. A full-color guide to 3,300 of the world’s marine bivalves. A status on Bivalvia after 250 years of research. Hackenheim: ConchBooks. 901 pp., 1 CD-ROM. (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record  (ofOstrea edulis var. tincta Jeffreys, 1864) Huber, M. (2010). Compendium of bivalves. A full-color guide to 3,300 of the world’s marine bivalves. A status on Bivalvia after 250 years of research. Hackenheim: ConchBooks. 901 pp., 1 CD-ROM. (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record  (ofOstrea edulis var. purpurea Hanley, 1854) Coan E.V. & Kabat A.R. (2012) The malacological works and taxa of Sylvanius Hanley (1819-1899). Malacologia 55(2): 285-359. [details]   

basis of record  (ofOstrea parasita W. Turton, 1819) Check List of European Marine Mollusca (CLEMAM). , available online at http://www.somali.asso.fr/clemam/index.clemam.html [details]   

basis of record  (ofOstrea cyrnusii Payraudeau, 1826) Huber, M. (2010). Compendium of bivalves. A full-color guide to 3,300 of the world’s marine bivalves. A status on Bivalvia after 250 years of research. Hackenheim: ConchBooks. 901 pp., 1 CD-ROM. (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record  (ofMonoeciostrea europa Orton, 1928) Huber, M. (2010). Compendium of bivalves. A full-color guide to 3,300 of the world’s marine bivalves. A status on Bivalvia after 250 years of research. Hackenheim: ConchBooks. 901 pp., 1 CD-ROM. (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record  (ofOstrea adriatica Lamarck, 1819) Huber, M. (2010). Compendium of bivalves. A full-color guide to 3,300 of the world’s marine bivalves. A status on Bivalvia after 250 years of research. Hackenheim: ConchBooks. 901 pp., 1 CD-ROM. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source  (ofOstrea boblayei Deshayes, 1835 †) Deshayes, G. P., 1835. Mollusques. Pp. 81-203, pl. 18-26, in Bory de Saint-Vincent J.B.G.M. (ed.), Expédition scientifique de Morée. Section des Sciences Physiques. Tome III. 1ere Partie. Zoologie. Première Section. Animaux vertébrés, Mollusques et Polypiers. Levrault, Paris., available online at http://books.google.es/books?id=LEFPAAAAcAAJ&pg=PA81
page(s): 122, pl. 23 fig. 6-7 [details]   

basis of record  (ofOstrea boblayei Deshayes, 1835 †) Huber, M. (2010). Compendium of bivalves. A full-color guide to 3,300 of the world’s marine bivalves. A status on Bivalvia after 250 years of research. Hackenheim: ConchBooks. 901 pp., 1 CD-ROM. (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record  (ofOstrea corbuloides Danilo & Sandri, 1855) Huber, M. (2010). Compendium of bivalves. A full-color guide to 3,300 of the world’s marine bivalves. A status on Bivalvia after 250 years of research. Hackenheim: ConchBooks. 901 pp., 1 CD-ROM. (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record  (ofOstrea cristata Born, 1778 sensu Poli, 1795) Poli J. X. (1795). Testacea Utriusque Siciliae eorumque historia et anatome. vol. 2, pp. 75-264, i-lxxvi, pl. 19-39. Parma, Regio Typographeio., available online at http://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/bpt6k98950s
page(s): 177-778, pl. 28 fig. 25 [details]   

basis of record  (ofOstrea cristata Born, 1778 sensu Poli, 1795) Huber, M. (2010). Compendium of bivalves. A full-color guide to 3,300 of the world’s marine bivalves. A status on Bivalvia after 250 years of research. Hackenheim: ConchBooks. 901 pp., 1 CD-ROM. (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record  (ofOstrea cumana Gregorio, 1883) Huber, M. (2010). Compendium of bivalves. A full-color guide to 3,300 of the world’s marine bivalves. A status on Bivalvia after 250 years of research. Hackenheim: ConchBooks. 901 pp., 1 CD-ROM. (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record  (ofOstrea sublamellosa Milachewitch, 1916) Huber, M. (2010). Compendium of bivalves. A full-color guide to 3,300 of the world’s marine bivalves. A status on Bivalvia after 250 years of research. Hackenheim: ConchBooks. 901 pp., 1 CD-ROM. (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record  (ofOstrea taurica Krynicki, 1837) Krynicki A.J. (1837) Conchylia tam terrestria, quam fluviatilia et e maribus adjacentibus Imperii Rossici indigena, quae pro mutua offeruntur historiae naturalis cultoribus commutatione. Bulletin de la Société Impériale des Naturalistes de Moscou, 10(2): 50–64, available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/41311962
page(s): 61; note: nomen nudum; available from Siemaschko, 1847 [details]   

basis of record  (ofOstrea taurica Krynicki, 1837) Huber, M. (2010). Compendium of bivalves. A full-color guide to 3,300 of the world’s marine bivalves. A status on Bivalvia after 250 years of research. Hackenheim: ConchBooks. 901 pp., 1 CD-ROM. (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record  (ofOstrea striatum da Costa, 1778) Huber, M. (2010). Compendium of bivalves. A full-color guide to 3,300 of the world’s marine bivalves. A status on Bivalvia after 250 years of research. Hackenheim: ConchBooks. 901 pp., 1 CD-ROM. (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record  (ofOstrea lamellosa Brocchi, 1814) Huber, M. (2010). Compendium of bivalves. A full-color guide to 3,300 of the world’s marine bivalves. A status on Bivalvia after 250 years of research. Hackenheim: ConchBooks. 901 pp., 1 CD-ROM. (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record  (ofOstrea leonica Fréminville in Taslé, 1870) Huber, M. (2010). Compendium of bivalves. A full-color guide to 3,300 of the world’s marine bivalves. A status on Bivalvia after 250 years of research. Hackenheim: ConchBooks. 901 pp., 1 CD-ROM. (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record  (ofOstrea parasitica W. Turton, 1819) Huber, M. (2010). Compendium of bivalves. A full-color guide to 3,300 of the world’s marine bivalves. A status on Bivalvia after 250 years of research. Hackenheim: ConchBooks. 901 pp., 1 CD-ROM. (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record  (ofOstrea rostrata Gmelin, 1791) Huber, M. (2010). Compendium of bivalves. A full-color guide to 3,300 of the world’s marine bivalves. A status on Bivalvia after 250 years of research. Hackenheim: ConchBooks. 901 pp., 1 CD-ROM. (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record  (ofOstrea saxatilis Turton, 1807) Huber, M. (2010). Compendium of bivalves. A full-color guide to 3,300 of the world’s marine bivalves. A status on Bivalvia after 250 years of research. Hackenheim: ConchBooks. 901 pp., 1 CD-ROM. (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record  (ofOstrea scaeva Monterosato, 1915) Huber, M. (2010). Compendium of bivalves. A full-color guide to 3,300 of the world’s marine bivalves. A status on Bivalvia after 250 years of research. Hackenheim: ConchBooks. 901 pp., 1 CD-ROM. (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record  (ofOstrea hippopus Lamarck, 1819) Huber, M. (2010). Compendium of bivalves. A full-color guide to 3,300 of the world’s marine bivalves. A status on Bivalvia after 250 years of research. Hackenheim: ConchBooks. 901 pp., 1 CD-ROM. (look up in IMIS[details]   

source of synonymy  (ofOstrea depressa Philippi, 1836) Huber, M. (2010). Compendium of bivalves. A full-color guide to 3,300 of the world’s marine bivalves. A status on Bivalvia after 250 years of research. Hackenheim: ConchBooks. 901 pp., 1 CD-ROM. (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record  (ofOstrea exalbida Gmelin, 1791) Huber, M. (2010). Compendium of bivalves. A full-color guide to 3,300 of the world’s marine bivalves. A status on Bivalvia after 250 years of research. Hackenheim: ConchBooks. 901 pp., 1 CD-ROM. (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From editor or global species database
Nomenclature ICZN opinion 356: specific name of type species of Ostrea Linnaeus, 1758 [details]

From regional or thematic species database
Introduced species impact in United States (Nation) : Loss of aquaculture/commercial/recreational harvest or gain [details]

Introduced species vector dispersal in United States (Nation) : Aquaculture: deliberate [details]

From other sources
Distribution North America, Western Atlantic Ocean [details]

Reproduction separate sexes, usually not dimorphic in shell structure; fertilization occurs within the mantle cavity anf young hatch as pelagic larvae (generalized for group) [details]
 

LanguageName 
Albanian stridhemidhja e gurtëgurrcagurca  [details]
Catalan ostra comuna  [details]
Danish østers  [details]
Dutch platte oesteroesterEuropese platte oestereetbare oester  [details]
English European flat oysteredible oystercommon oyster  [details]
French pied de chevalhuître plate européennehuître platehuître comestiblebelon  [details]
German Europäische Austeressbare Auster  [details]
Italian ostrica comune  [details]
Japanese ヨーロッパヒラガキ  [details]
Lithuanian paprastoji austrė  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Στρείδι  [details]
Norwegian østers  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål østers  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk østers  [details]
Russian устрица съедобнаяевропейская устрица  [details]
Slovenian navadna ostriga  [details]
Spanish ostra europeaostra común  [details]
Swedish ostron  [details]
Turkish istiridye  [details]
Ukrainian Устриця їстівнаУстриця звичайна  [details]