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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDinocardium robustum (Lightfoot, 1786) 
AphiaID: 156843

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 editorVeneroida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCardioidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCardiidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCardiinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDinocardium (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDinocardium robustum (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDinocardium Dall, 1900
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDinocardium Dall, 1900
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCardium maculatum Gmelin, 1791
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCardium magnum Born, 1778 (non Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCardium obliquum Spengler, 1799 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCardium obliquum vanhyningi Clench & Smith, 1944 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCardium robustum Lightfoot, 1786
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCardium ventricosum Bruguière, 1789 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDinocardium robustum vanhyningi Clench & Smith, 1944
Sources  original description Lightfoot, J. (1786). A Catalogue of the Portland Museum, lately the property of the Dutchess Dowager of Portland, deceased; which will be sold by auction by Mr. Skinner & Co.. London. viii + 194 pp., available online at http://resolver.sub.uni-goettingen.de/purl?PPN603451020 [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAtlantic giant cockle  [details]
Direct child
taxa (1)

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Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDinocardium robustum vanhyningi Clench & Smith, 1944 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDinocardium robustum (Lightfoot, 1786)
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent + fossil
Distribution 
From other sources
Belize
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBelize [details]
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 [details]
Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMexico [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCayman Islands [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorLesser Antilles [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMelanesia [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (17 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (1 nucleotides; 0 proteins) 
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 editorLength L 100-120 mm (adult) [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality ‘Florida’ (Lightfoot, 1786: 58). Type figure: Born (1780: pl. 3 fig. 5). ‘The figure in Lister (1687: pl. 328 fig. 165) was recorded from Campeche, Mexico. This latter locality can be accepted as the type locality’ (Clench & Smith, 1944: 10) [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType material Unknown [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Virginia to North Florida, Texas and Mexico [details]
ImageChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Dinocardium robustum
Dinocardium robustum
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:156843
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-20 07:57:29Z  created  Cuvelier, Daphne
2009-01-22 12:43:25Z  changed  ter Poorten, Jan Johan
2014-06-05 07:29:59Z  changed  ter Poorten, Jan Johan
  
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  Citation: ter Poorten, J. (2014). Dinocardium robustum (Lightfoot, 1786). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=156843 on 2014-12-28
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