WoRMS taxon details

Pecten maximus (Linnaeus, 1758)

140712  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:140712)

accepted
Species
marine
(of Ostrea maxima Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). <i>Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis</i>. Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886
page(s): 696 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Depth range below littoral  
Depth range below littoral [details]

Distribution Living specimens of Pecten maximus are often supplied by the fisherman. The exact origin is not known (Vanwalleghem, in...  
Distribution Living specimens of Pecten maximus are often supplied by the fisherman. The exact origin is not known (Vanwalleghem, in litt.). [details]
MolluscaBase (2019). MolluscaBase. Pecten maximus (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=140712 on 2019-10-16
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original description  (of Ostrea maxima Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). <i>Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis</i>. Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886
page(s): 696 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

original description  (of Pecten vulgaris da Costa, 1778) Da Costa, Mendes E. (1778). Historia naturalis testaceorum Britanniæ, or, the British conchology; containing the descriptions and other particulars of natural history of the shells of Great Britain and Ireland: illustrated with figures. In English and French. - Historia naturalis testaceorum Britanniæ, ou, la conchologie Britannique; contenant les descriptions & autres particularités d'histoire naturelle des coquilles de la Grande Bretagne & de l'Irlande: avec figures en taille douce. En anglois & françois., i-xii, 1-254, i-vii, [1], Pl. I-XVII. London. (Millan, White, Emsley & Robson)., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/13116783
page(s): 140-143; pl. 9 fig. 3 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

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. <em>Patrimoines Naturels.</em> 50: 180-213. (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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Depth range below littoral [details]

Distribution Living specimens of Pecten maximus are often supplied by the fisherman. The exact origin is not known (Vanwalleghem, in litt.). [details]

Length >150 mm [details]
 

LanguageName 
Catalan petxina de pelegrí de l'Atlàntic  [details]
Danish stor kammuslingkammusling  [details]
Dutch St. Jacobschelpsint-jacobsschelpgrote mantelschelpgrote mantel  [details]
English St. James' shellscalloppelgrim scallopking scallopgreat scallopgreat Atlantic scallopcoquille St. Jacquescommon scallop  [details]
French grande vannegrande coquille st. Jacquescoquille St-Jacques atlantiquecocquille Saint-Jacques  [details]
Galician vieira  [details]
German Kammuschelgroβe PilgermuschelGroße Pilgermuschelgrosse KammmuschelGroße JakobsmuschelAtlantische Pilgermuschel  [details]
Icelandic risdiskur  [details]
Italian ventagliopettine maggiorecappasanta atlantica  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål kamskjell  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk kamskjel  [details]
Portuguese vieira  [details]
Russian grebeshok  [details]
Spanish concha de Santiagoconcha de peregrino  [details]
Swedish stor kammusslakalmmussla  [details]
Welsh cragen gylchog  [details]