WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVasticardium kenyanum (Cox, 1930) †

381343  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:381343)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
fossil only
(ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCardium (Trachycardium) kenyanum Cox, 1930 †) Cox, L.R. (1930). Report on geological collections from the coastlands of Kenya Colony made by Miss M. McKinnon Wood. VII. Post-Pliocene Mollusca. Monographs Hunterian Museum 4: 131-163, pls 13, 15.  [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNote Kenya, Mombasa, railway cutting Schimanzi...  
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Kenya, Mombasa, railway cutting Schimanzi Branch line (st. 6b). Pleistocene raised reef deposits. Leg. Ms. M. McKinnon Wood [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType material GLAHM (Hunterian Museum, University of Glasgow, UK) S4193, holotype [details]
Bouchet, P.; ter Poorten, J. (2015). Vasticardium kenyanum (Cox, 1930) †. In: MolluscaBase (2017). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/traits/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=381343 on 2017-12-16

Date
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2009-01-25 10:38:16Z
created
2009-01-30 12:26:24Z
changed
2014-01-08 16:02:04Z
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2015-10-16 09:54:33Z
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original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCardium (Trachycardium) kenyanum Cox, 1930 †) Cox, L.R. (1930). Report on geological collections from the coastlands of Kenya Colony made by Miss M. McKinnon Wood. VII. Post-Pliocene Mollusca. Monographs Hunterian Museum 4: 131-163, pls 13, 15.  [details]   

basis of record Hylleberg J. (2015). Revision and morphometric characteristics of the Vasticardium fidele group (Bivalvia: Cardiidae) in the Indo-Pacific with description of three new species. Novapex. 16(3): 81-94. [details]   

additional source Poorten, J.J. ter, 2005. Outline of a systematic index - Recent Cardiidae (Lamarck, 1809). VISAYA net. (Updated 2009 for WoRMS), available online at http://www.conchology.be/en/shelltopics/visaya-net/date.php?year=2005 [details]   

additional source Poorten, J.J. ter, 2009. The Cardiidae of the Panglao Marine Biodiversity Project 2004 and the Panglao 2005 Deep-Sea Cruise with descriptions of four new species (Bivalvia). Vita Malacologica 8: 9-96 [21 November 2009] . Available online at http://dare.uva.nl/record/340850, available online at http://dare.uva.nl/record/340850 [details]   

additional source Poorten, J.J. ter, 2005 [28 November]. The identity of Cardium (Trachycardium) kenyanum Cox, 1930 from Pleistocene deposits in Mombasa, Kenya (Bivalvia, Cardiidae). Basteria 69 (1-3): 9-11. [details]   
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLength 50-96 mm [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Kenya, Mombasa, railway cutting Schimanzi Branch line (st. 6b). Pleistocene raised reef deposits. Leg. Ms. M. McKinnon Wood [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType material GLAHM (Hunterian Museum, University of Glasgow, UK) S4193, holotype [details]