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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLaevicardium elatum (G. B. Sowerby I, 1833) 
AphiaID: 381709

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 editorLaevicardiinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLaevicardium (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLaevicardium Swainson, 1840
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCardium elatum G. B. Sowerby I, 1833 (original combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFulvia (Laevifulvia) ballieni Vidal, 1994 (synonym)
Sources  original description Sowerby, G.B. I, 1833. [Characters of new species of shells forming part of the collection made by Mr. Cuming on the western coast of South America, and among the islands of the South Pacific Ocean.] Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, 1833, 82–85. (8 September) [details]

redescription Coan E.V. & Valentich-Scott P. (2012) Bivalve seashells of tropical West America. Marine bivalve mollusks from Baja California to northern Peru. 2 vols, 1258 pp. Santa Barbara: Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. [details]

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Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
North Pacific Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPanamanian part of the North Pacific Ocean [details]
United States
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCalifornia [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (18 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Note 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLength L 140-190 mm [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Laevicardium elatum
Laevicardium elatum
To MNHN Type collection
To MNHN Type collection
[image hosted externally; from synonym]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:381709
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2009-01-28 08:43:24Z  created  ter Poorten, Jan Johan
2010-03-29 08:44:56Z  changed  ter Poorten, Jan Johan
2012-07-23 02:45:35Z  changed  Bouchet, Philippe
  
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  Citation: Bouchet, P.; ter Poorten, J. (2014). Laevicardium elatum (G. B. Sowerby I, 1833). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=381709 on 2014-09-20
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