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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnsis minor (Chenu, 1843) 
AphiaID: 140734

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 editorHeterodonta (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuheterodonta (Infraclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor[unassigned] Euheterodonta (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSolenoidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPharidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnsis (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnsis Schumacher, 1817
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnsis minor var. subarcuata van Urk, 1964 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnsis siculus van Urk, 1964 (dubious synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnsis siliqua var. minor Chenu, 1843
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSolen siliqua minor Chenu, 1843
Sources  original description Chenu J. C. (1842-1854). Illustrations conchyliologiques, ou description et figures de toutes les coquilles connues, vivantes et fossiles. Fortin, Masson, Langlois & Leclercq, Paris [Opera pubblicata in 4 volumi contenenti complessivamente 85 parti. La parte sulle Panopaea di Valenciennes]:  [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkleine tafelmesheftUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorklein tafelmesheftUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorklein mesheft  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorminor jackknife clam  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcouteau  [details]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Belgium
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOostduinkerke [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOostende [details]
France
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWimereux (doubtful[details]
Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGreek Exclusive Economic Zone [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 editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [from synonym] [view taxon] [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]
Feedingtype  suspension feeder [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (36 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 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 other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution New Jersey to Florida to Texas [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy Some authors mention two subspecies: Ensis minor minor and Ensis minor subarcuatus Van Urk, 1964 (see Van Urk, 1964a, b; Janssen, 1975). Both species appear to be sympatric pointing towards to ecotype concept, such as Janson & Ward (1985) mentioned in his discussion on the status of Littorina tenebrosa[details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:140734
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Gofas, Serge
  
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  Citation: Gofas, S. (2014). Ensis minor (Chenu, 1843). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=140734 on 2014-08-23
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