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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVasticardium kenyanum (Cox, 1930) † 
AphiaID: 381343

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 editorImparidentia (Superorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCardiida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCardioidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCardiidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrachycardiinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVasticardium (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVasticardium kenyanum † (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVasticardium Iredale, 1927
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCardium (Trachycardium) kenyanum Cox, 1930 †
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCardium (Trachycardium) kenyanum Cox, 1930 † (basionym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCardium kenyanum Cox, 1930 † (original combination)
Sources  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]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range fossil only
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Notes 
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]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:381343
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2009-01-25 10:38:16Z  created  ter Poorten, Jan Johan
2009-01-30 12:26:24Z  changed  ter Poorten, Jan Johan
2014-01-08 16:02:04Z  changed  ter Poorten, Jan Johan
2015-10-16 09:54:33Z  changed  Bouchet, Philippe
  
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  Citation: Bouchet, P.; ter Poorten, J. (2015). Vasticardium kenyanum. In: MolluscaBase (2015). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=381343 on 2016-05-06
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