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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmericardia media (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 420847

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 editorFraginae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmericardia (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmericardia media (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmericardia Stewart, 1930
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCardium medium Linnaeus, 1758
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCardium medium Linnaeus, 1758 (original combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCardium nodulosum Spengler, 1799 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCtenocardia media (Linnaeus, 1758)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrigoniocardia media (Linnaeus, 1758)
Sources  basis of record Turgeon, D. D., W. G. Lyons, P. Mikkelsen, G. Rosenberg, and F. Moretzsohn. 2009. Bivalvia (Mollusca) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 711–744 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, Colleg [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Brazil
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Brazil [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Caribbean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAruba [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBonaire [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCaribbean Sea [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCuraçao [details]
Colombia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorColombia [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSan Andres [details]
Costa Rica
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCosta Rica [details]
Cuba
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCuba [details]
Jamaica
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorJamaica [details]
Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMexico [details]
Panama
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPanama [details]
United States
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFlorida [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Venezuela
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorVenezuela [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCayman Islands [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorLesser Antilles [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPuerto Rico [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (6 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (8 nucleotides; 0 proteins) 
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 editorType locality ‘O. Indico’ (erroneous); changed to ‘American Ocean’ by Gmelin (1791). Cuba, Havana (designated by McLean, 1939: 167). [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType material Linnean Society of London G-M 0010260, neotype [details]
ImageChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Americardia media
Americardia media
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:420847
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2009-10-06 12:38:14Z  created  db_admin
2010-03-29 09:53:49Z  changed  Tran, Bastien
2011-10-22 14:32:48Z  checked  Rosenberg, Gary
2012-04-20 10:34:10Z  changed  Bouchet, Philippe
2014-11-24 06:48:07Z  changed  ter Poorten, Jan Johan
  
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  Citation: ter Poorten, J.; Bouchet, P.; Rosenberg, G. (2015). Americardia media (Linnaeus, 1758). In: MolluscaBase (2015). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=420847 on 2015-05-29
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