WoRMS taxon details

Pteria hirundo (Linnaeus, 1758)

140891  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:140891)

accepted
Species
marine
(ofMytilus hirundo Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Note not specified [southern Ocean and Mediterranean]  
From editor or global species database
Type locality  not specified [southern Ocean and Mediterranean] [details]
Distribution Eastern Atlantic, from the British Isles to Angola, also in the Canary and Cape Verde Islands; Mediterranean. Gorringe,...  
Distribution 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]
MolluscaBase (2018). Pteria hirundo (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=140891 on 2018-11-22
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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original description  (ofMytilus hirundo Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

original description  (ofAvicula aculeata Risso, 1826) Risso, A. (1826-1827). Histoire naturelle des principales productions de l'Europe Méridionale et particulièrement de celles des environs de Nice et des Alpes Maritimes. Paris, Levrault:. <em>.</em> 3(XVI): 1-480, 14 pls., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/58984
page(s): 308 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofAvicula anglica Brown, 1827) Brown, T. (1827). Illustrations of the conchology of Great Britain and Ireland. Drawn from nature. <em>W.H. Lizars and D. Lizars, Edinburgh and S. Highley, London.</em> 144 pp., 52 pls., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/127868 [details]   

original description  (ofAvicula tarentina 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
page(s): 148 [details]   

original description  (ofAvicula britannica Leach, 1852) Leach W. E. (1852). Molluscorum Britanniae Synopsis. A synopsis of the Mollusca of Great Britain arranged according to their natural affinities and anatomical structure. <i>London pp. VIII + 376</i>:  [details]   

original description  (ofAvicula falcata 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
page(s): 148 [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. <em>Patrimoines Naturels.</em> 50: 180-213. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Ardovini, R.; Cossignani, T. (2004). West African seashells (including Azores, Madeira and Canary Is.) = Conchiglie dell'Africa Occidentale (incluse Azzorre, Madeira e Canarie). English-Italian edition. L'Informatore Piceno: Ancona, Italy. ISBN 88-86070-11-X. 319 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Syntype ZMB 108.691
Syntype ZMB 108.686
Syntype ZMB 108.688
From editor or global species database
Biology Type of larval development: not documented [inferred from similar species to be planktotrophic]  [details]

Diagnosis 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]

Distribution 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]

Type locality  not specified [southern Ocean and Mediterranean] [details]

From regional or thematic species database
Introduced species vector dispersal in Romanian part of the Black Sea : Shipping [details]

From other sources
Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]
 

LanguageName 
Albanian midhja zog  [details]
English wing shellglassy wing-oyster [from synonym]  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Φτερόστρειδο  [details]