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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPinctada margaritifera (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 207899

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 editorPteriomorphia (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPterioida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPterioidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPteriidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPinctada (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPinctada Röding, 1798
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAvicula cumingii Reeve, 1857 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMargarita sinensis Leach, 1814 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMargaritifera fimbriata Bryan, 1915 (synonym)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMargaritifera margaritifera var. zanzibarensis Jameson, 1901
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMargaritiphora communis Megerle von Mühlfeld, 1811 (synonym)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMeleagrina margaritifera (Linnaeus, 1758)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeleagrina nigromarginata Saville-Kent, 1893 (synonym)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus margaritiferus Linnaeus, 1758 (original combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPinctada foliacea Röding, 1798
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPteria margaritifera Linnaeus
Sources 
status source Tëmkin I. (2010) Molecular phylogeny of pearl oysters and their relatives (Mollusca, Bivalvia, Pterioidea). BMC Evolutionary Biology 10: 342., available online at http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2148-10-342.pdf [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorblack-lip pearl shell  [details]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From regional or thematic species database
Gulf of California
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorGulf of California (introduced: alien[details]
Italy
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorItaly (introduced: alien[details]
Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorMediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin (introduced: alien[details]
Red Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorRed Sea (introduced: alien[details]
United States
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorUnited States (introduced: alien[details]
From other sources
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChagos [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGazi Bay [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
North Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Sea (introduced: alien[details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnthessius pinctadae Humes, 1973 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
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 editorTo Barcode of Life (6 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (41 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (146 nucleotides; 106 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
Note 
From regional or thematic species database
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Italy (Nation) : Canals: natural range expansion through man-made canals [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207899
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-22 16:55:09Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
1997-11-13 08:24:17Z  changed  Fondo, Esther
2010-03-09 16:12:34Z  changed  Tëmkin, Ilya
  
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  Citation: Tëmkin, I. (2014). Pinctada margaritifera. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207899 on 2014-09-19
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