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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrocardium simillimum (E. A. Smith, 1896) 
AphiaID: 381840

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 editorMicrocardium (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrocardium simillimum (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrocardium Thiele, 1934
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCardium (Fragum) simillimum E. A. Smith, 1896
Sources  original description Smith E. A. 1896. Natural history notes from H.M. Indian Marine Survey Steamer ┬┤Investigator┬┤, Commander C.F. Oldham, R.N.-Series II, No. 22. Descriptions of new deep-sea Mollusca. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (series 6) 18: 367-375.
page(s): 372-373 [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Indian Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMascarene Plateau [details]
(no group)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSri Lankan Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
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 L 15-21 mm [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Sri Lanka, off Colombo Lighthouse, 142-400 fathoms (260-731 m) [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType material Indian Museum, Kolkata [Calcutta] (Smith, 1896: 367) = Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata, M410/1, 1 s.v., "type" [= holotype] [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:381840
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2009-01-29 11:35:24Z  created  ter Poorten, Jan Johan
2010-03-29 08:44:56Z  changed  ter Poorten, Jan Johan
2014-10-29 18:53:09Z  changed  ter Poorten, Jan Johan
  
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  Citation: ter Poorten, J. (2014). Microcardium simillimum (E. A. Smith, 1896). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=381840 on 2015-03-06
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