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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPteria hirundo (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 140891

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 editorPterioida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPterioidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPteriidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPteria (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPteria hirundo (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPteria Scopoli, 1777
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAvicula aculeata Risso, 1826 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAvicula anglica Brown, 1827 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAvicula britannica Leach, 1852 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAvicula communis Lamarck, 1801 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAvicula falcata Lamarck, 1819 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAvicula gruneri Dunker, 1872
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAvicula jeffreysi Dunker, 1872
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAvicula marmorata Reeve, 1857
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAvicula nitida A. E. Verrill, 1881
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAvicula plicatula Dunker, 1872
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAvicula signata Reeve, 1857
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAvicula tarentina Lamarck, 1819 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAvicula undata Dunker, 1872
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAvicula verrilli Cossmann, 1912
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAvicula versicolor Dunker, 1872
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAvicula vitrea Reeve, 1857 (original combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus hirundo Linnaeus, 1758
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPinctada apus Röding, 1798 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPinctada brunnea Röding, 1798 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPteria falcata (Lamarck, 1819)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPteria marmorata Reeve
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPteria vitrea (Reeve, 1857)
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
page(s): 706 [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Albanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormidhja zog  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorwing shellUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorglassy wing-oyster [from synonym]  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΦτερόστρειδο  [details]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From regional or thematic species database
Black Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorRomanian part of the Black Sea (introduced: alien[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 [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Mediterranean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMediterranean Sea [details]
Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGreek Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAzores Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Senegal
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDakar [details]
United Kingdom
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBritish Isles [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorLesser Antilles [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPuerto Rico [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLichomolgus elegantulus Stock, 1960 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudomyicola spinosus stocki Laubier & Reyss, 1964 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (1 barcode) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (20 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 (14 nucleotides; 6 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 PESI 
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 editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBiology Type of larval development: not documented [inferred from similar species to be planktotrophic]  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Species of medium size, usually 60-70 mm, but occasionally more than 100 mm, strongly inequilateral with maximum extension towards the posteroventral edge. Cardinal line very long, with a blunt triangular ear and a long and narrow projection on the posterior side. External surface smooth, with irregular flat scales towards the ventral margin and a well developed periostracum; brown with darker radial bands. Edge of the shell smooth, very thin and fragile, often fragmented. Interior nacreous except for the area bordering the ventral margin. Muscle scar circular, situated at the upper 2/3 near the vertical midline. Ligament extending from the umbo to almost half of the posterior projection. Animal byssally attached to the substrate, often gorgonians or other elevated positions. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Eastern Atlantic, from the British Isles to Angola, also in the Canary and Cape Verde Islands; Mediterranean. Gorringe, Ampère, Seine and Josephine seamounts, uncommon in 165-280 m [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality  not specified [southern Ocean and Mediterranean] [details]

From regional or thematic species database
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Romanian part of the Black Sea : Shipping [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
 Pteria hirundo (Linnaeus, 1758)Specimen from Malaga harhour, Spain (actual size 80 mm)
Pteria hirundo (Linna...
Pteria hirundo (Linnaeus, 1758)Specimen from Ampère seamount, 35°04'N, 12°55'W, 225-280 m, 'Seamount 1' sta. CP99 (actual size 88 mm)
Pteria hirundo (Linnae...

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LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:140891
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Gofas, Serge
2010-03-09 16:12:34Z  changed  Tëmkin, Ilya
  
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  Citation: Tëmkin, I.; Gofas, S. (2014). Pteria hirundo. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=140891 on 2014-12-20
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