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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVenus mercenaria Linnaeus, 1758 
AphiaID: 366872

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 editorVenus (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVenus mercenaria (Species)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (original combination)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMercenaria mercenaria (Linnaeus, 1758)
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVenus Linnaeus, 1758
Sources  original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://gdz.sub.uni-goettingen.de/no_cache/dms/load/toc/?IDDOC=265100
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Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVenus mercenaria var. alba Dall, 1902 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMercenaria mercenaria (Linnaeus, 1758)
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVenus mercenaria var. antiqua Verrill, 1875 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMercenaria mercenaria (Linnaeus, 1758)
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVenus mercenaria var. radiata Dall, 1902 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMercenaria mercenaria (Linnaeus, 1758)
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVenus mercenaria var. subradiata Palmer, 1927 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMercenaria mercenaria (Linnaeus, 1758)
Environment marine
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilicola porrecta Humes, 1954 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstrincola gracilis Wilson C.B., 1944 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyocheres major (Williams, 1907) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (579 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo CLEMAM 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:366872
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Date   action   by
2008-08-27 12:52:08Z  created  Vandepitte, Leen
2010-11-19 08:29:14Z  checked  Huber, Markus
2011-12-15 12:57:32Z  changed  Rosenberg, Gary
  
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  Citation: Rosenberg, G.; Huber, M. (2014). Venus mercenaria Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=366872 on 2014-12-18
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