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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAtrina vexillum (Born, 1778) 
AphiaID: 216652

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 editorPinnoidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPinnidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAtrina (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAtrina Gray, 1842
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAtrina (Atrina) vexillum (Born, 1778)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAtrina gouldii banksiana Iredale, 1939
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPinna gubernaculum Röding, 1798
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPinna nigra Dillwyn, 1817
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPinna nigra Chemnitz, 1785 (not available: published in a work placed on the Official Index by ICZN Opinion 184; name made available by Dillwyn 1817)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPinna nigrina Lamarck, 1819
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPinna vexillum Born, 1778 (original combination)
Sources  basis of record Spry, J.F. (1964). The sea shells of Dar es Salaam: Part 2: Pelecypoda (Bivalves). Tanganyika Notes and Records 63, available online at http://e-library.costech.or.tz/collect/tanzania/index/assoc/HASHb932.dir/doc.pdf [details]

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Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChagos [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnthessius brevicauda (Leigh-Sharpe, 1934) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPanjakus platygyrae Humes & Stock, 1973 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (12 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (32 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (22 nucleotides; 12 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection 
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:216652
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-22 16:55:09Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2010-09-23 10:34:21Z  changed  Huber, Markus
  
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  Citation: Huber, M. (2014). Atrina vexillum. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=216652 on 2014-10-20
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