WoRMS name details

Anodontia (Anodontia) edentula (Linnaeus, 1758)

224840  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:224840)

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Taxonomy Taylor & Glover (2005) explained that as the original description was vague and could apply to several Anodontia species ...  
Taxonomy Taylor & Glover (2005) explained that as the original description was vague and could apply to several Anodontia species and the so called type specimen added later, there is considerable confusion as to which Anodontia species this name applies. They recommended abandonment of the name.  [details]
MolluscaBase (2018). Anodontia (Anodontia) edentula (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=224840 on 2018-05-22
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2006-03-17 07:57:46Z
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2008-09-09 12:53:10Z
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2010-08-02 10:05:06Z
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2010-08-10 10:14:45Z
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2013-02-01 20:32:46Z
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basis of record Taylor, J. D. & Glover, E. A. (2005). Cryptic diversity of chemosymbiotic bivalves: a systematic revision of worldwide Anodontia (Mollusca : Bivalvia : Lucinidae). Systematics and Biodiversity. 3(3): 281-338. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
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Taxonomy Taylor & Glover (2005) explained that as the original description was vague and could apply to several Anodontia species and the so called type specimen added later, there is considerable confusion as to which Anodontia species this name applies. They recommended abandonment of the name.  [details]
 

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English toothless platter shell  [details]