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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEnsis americanus (Gould, 1870) 
AphiaID: 152356

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 Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (synonym)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnsis directus (Conrad, 1843)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnsis Schumacher, 1817
Sources 
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  [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAmerikaanse zwaardschede  [details]
Norwegian BokmÃ¥l Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoramerikaknivskjell  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoramerikaknivskjel  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From regional or thematic species database
Baltic Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorBaltic sea (introduced[details]
North Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorNorth Sea (introduced[details]
From other sources
Baelt Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBelt Sea (introduced[details]
Baltic Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBaltic sea (introduced[details]
Netherlands
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorZeeland [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDutch Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorElbe [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGerman Bight (introduced[details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Sea (introduced[details]
Wadden Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWadden Sea [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDelivering Alien Invasive Species Inventories for Europe (DAISIE) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNatuurinformatie 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (24 publications) 
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 regional or thematic species database
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species population trend in North 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 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 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]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:152356
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-04-11 07:51:31Z  created  Claus, Simon
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Ensis americanus. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=152356 on 2014-07-12
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