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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAfrocardium exochum (Melvill in Melvill & Standen, 1907) 
AphiaID: 381384

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 editorCardioidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCardiidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrthocardiinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAfrocardium (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAfrocardium Tomlin, 1931
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAfrocardium infantile (Nomura & Zinbo, 1934)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCardium (Acanthocardia) exochum Melvill in Melvill & Standen, 1907
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCardium infantile Nomura & Zinbo, 1934 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCardium radula Thiele & Jaeckel, 1931 (Invalid: junior homonym of Cardium radula Deshayes, 1832; Laevicardium thielei is a replacement name)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLaevicardium thielei Fischer-Piette, 1977
Sources  original description Melvill, J. C. and Standen, R. 1907 [11 April]. The Mollusca of the Persian Gulf, Gulf of Oman and Arabian Sea, as evidenced mainly through the collections of Mr. F. W. Townsend, 1893-1906; with descriptions of new species. 2 Pelecypoda. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 783-848, pls 53-56., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/97669#page/402/mode/2up [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIndian Ocean [details]
Persian Gulf
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPersian Gulf [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEast Africa [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIndonesian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (1 publication) 
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 L 5-9 mm  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Persian Gulf, Thairi [Probably Iran, Tahiri (= Siraf)] [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType material NHMUK 1907.5.3.80, holotype [details]
ImageChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Afrocardium exochum
Afrocardium exochum
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:381384
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2009-01-26 09:04:42Z  created  ter Poorten, Jan Johan
2009-01-30 12:26:24Z  changed  ter Poorten, Jan Johan
2010-03-24 10:05:37Z  changed  Tran, Bastien
2010-03-29 08:44:56Z  changed  ter Poorten, Jan Johan
2014-06-04 11:21:44Z  changed  ter Poorten, Jan Johan
  
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  Citation: ter Poorten, J. (2014). Afrocardium exochum (Melvill in Melvill & Standen, 1907). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=381384 on 2014-09-03
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