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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMartesia fragilis Verrill & Bush, 1898 
AphiaID: 156865

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 editorImparidentia (Superorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPholadoidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPholadidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMartesiinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMartesia (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMartesia fragilis (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMartesiella Verrill & Bush, 1898
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMartesia G. B. Sowerby I, 1824
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMartesia fragilis Verrill & Bush, 1898
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMartesia (Martesia) fragilis Verrill & Bush, 1898 · accepted, alternate representation
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMartesia bahamensis Bartsch & Rehder, 1945
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMartesia exquisita Bartsch & Rehder, 1945
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPholadidea minuscula Dall, 1908
Sources 
identification resource Holmes A., Fenwick D., Gainey P. & Williams T. (2015). Martesia fragilis Verrill & Bush, 1898 in the North-East Atlantic. Overlooked and a Recent new discovery. Journal of Conchology. 42(2): 183-187. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorfragile piddock  [details]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
North Atlantic Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIreland [details]
United Kingdom
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCornwall [details]
From other sources
Caribbean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCaribbean Sea [details]
Colombia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorColombia [details]
Cuba
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCuba [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Venezuela
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorVenezuela [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (8 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution off Virginia to Texas; Brazil [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:156865
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-20 07:57:29Z  created  Cuvelier, Daphne
2010-03-31 06:40:42Z  changed  Rosenberg, Gary
  
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  Citation: Rosenberg, G. (2015). Martesia fragilis Verrill & Bush, 1898. In: MolluscaBase (2015). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=156865 on 2016-12-08
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