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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 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 editorLaevicardiinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLaevicardium (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLaevicardium elatum (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLaevicardium Swainson, 1840
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCardium elatum G. B. Sowerby I, 1833
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 Broderip, W.J. & Sowerby I, G.B. (1833). [Characters of new species of shells contained in 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. [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
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
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLength L 140-190 mm [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Mexico, Sonora District, Guaymas, in sandy mud at low water. Coll. Cuming [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality NHMUK 20140804, three possible syntypes [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Laevicardium elatum
Laevicardium elatum
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[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
2014-11-25 08:44:50Z  changed  ter Poorten, Jan Johan
  
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  Citation: ter Poorten, J.; Bouchet, P. (2015). Laevicardium elatum (G. B. Sowerby I, 1833). In: MolluscaBase (2015). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=381709 on 2016-12-09
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