WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnsis americanus (Gould, 1870)

152356

urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:152356

Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (synonym)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Gofas, S. (2017). Ensis americanus. In: MolluscaBase (2017). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=152356 on 2017-11-19

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2005-04-11 07:51:31Z
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2017-01-10 16:55:41Z
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basis of record de Kluijver, M. J.; Ingalsuo, S. S.; de Bruyne, R. H. (2000). Macrobenthos of the North Sea [CD-ROM]: 1. Keys to Mollusca and Brachiopoda. World Biodiversity Database CD-ROM Series. Expert Center for Taxonomic Identification (ETI): Amsterdam, The Netherlands. ISBN 3-540-14706-3. 1 cd-rom. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source TMAP - Trilateral Monitoring and Assessment Program database, available online at http://www.waddensea-secretariat.org/TMAP/Monitoring.html [details]   

additional source Streftaris, N.; Zenetos, A.; Papathanassiou, E. (2005). Globalisation in marine ecosystems: the story of non-indigenous marine species across European seas. Oceanogr. Mar. Biol. Ann. Rev. 43: 419-453. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

source of synonymy Cosel R. von, 2009. The razor shells of the eastern Atlantic, part 2. Pharidae II: the genus Ensis Schumacher, 1817 (Bivalvia, Solenoidea). Basteria, 73: 9-56 , available online at http://natuurtijdschriften.nl/download?type=document&docid=597354 [details]   

context source (Introduced species) Molnar, J. L.; Gamboa, R. L.; Revenga, C.; Spalding, M. D. (2008). Assessing the global threat of invasive species to marine biodiversity. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 6(9): 485-492., available online at https://www.conservationgateway.org/ConservationPractices/Marine/Pages/marineinvasives.aspx [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From regional or thematic species database
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species population in Celtic Sea (IHO Sea Area) : Increasing [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species population trend in Baltic Sea (IHO Sea Area) : Increasing [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species population trend in North Sea (IHO Sea Area) : Increasing [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in North Sea (IHO Sea Area) : Perhaps introduced to Europe as larvae in tanker ballast water; its spread within European waters has been natural larval dispersal. [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Celtic Sea (IHO Sea Area) : Perhaps introduced to Europe as larvae in tanker ballast water; its spread within European waters has been natural larval dispersal. [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Celtic Sea (IHO Sea Area) : Perhaps introduced to Europe as larvae in tanker ballast water; its spread within European waters has been natural larval dispersal. [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Baltic Sea (IHO Sea Area) : Perhaps introduced to Europe as larvae in tanker ballast water; its spread within European waters has been natural larval dispersal. [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSynonymy According to some authors (e.g. van Urk, 1987), E. americanus (Gould, 1870) is a valid species, distinct from E. directus (Conrad, 1843). [details]
 

LanguageName 
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAmerikaanse zwaardschede  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoramerikaknivskjell  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoramerikaknivskjel  [details]