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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeretrix meretrix (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 224891

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 editorVeneroidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVeneridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeretrix (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeretrix Lamarck, 1799
Synonymised
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCytherea castanea Lamarck, 1818
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCytherea corpulenta Gray, 1838
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCytherea ponderosa Schumacher, 1817
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeretrix labiosa Lamarck, 1801
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVenus meretrix Linnaeus, 1758 (original combination)
Sources  basis of record Branch, G.M. et al. (2002). Two Oceans. 5th impression. David Philip, Cate Town & Johannesburg., available online at http://books.google.es/books?id=W_2QB8ftLgcC [details]

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Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeretrix meretrix var. aurora Hornell, 1917 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeretrix aurora Hornell, 1917
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeretrix meretrix var. bourdasi Fischer-Piette & Fischer, 1941 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeretrix attenuata Dunker, 1863
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeretrix meretrix var. reevei Fischer-Piette & P. H. Fischer, 1941 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeretrix lamarckii Deshayes, 1853
Environment marine
Distribution 
From regional or thematic species database
Mozambique
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorMozambique [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorConchyliurus bombasticus Reddiah, 1961 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorConchyliurus fragilis Reddiah, 1961 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLichomolgus similis Ho & Kim I.H., 1991 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstrincola portonoviensis Reddiah, 1962 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (46 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (57 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (37269 nucleotides; 83 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:224891
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Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2006-03-17 07:57:46Z  created  Mussai, Prakash
2010-09-23 10:34:21Z  changed  Huber, Markus
2012-07-14 19:34:51Z  changed  Rosenberg, Gary
  
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  Citation: Rosenberg, G.; Huber, M. (2014). Meretrix meretrix. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=224891 on 2014-08-29
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