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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmericardia speciosa (A. Adams & Reeve, 1850) 
AphiaID: 597307

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 speciosa (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmericardia Stewart, 1930
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCardium speciosum A. Adams & Reeve, 1850 (original combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCtenocardia speciosa (Adams & Reeve, 1850)
Sources  original description Adams A. & Reeve L. (1850) Mollusca [in] Adams A. (ed.) The zoology of the voyage of H. M. S. Samarang under the command of Captain Sir Edward Belcher, C. B., F. R. A. S., F. G. S., during the years 1843-1846. Reeve, Benham & Reeve: London. Parts I-III., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/122927#page/139/mode/1up
page(s): 77 [details]

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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
South Atlantic Ocean
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCentral South Atlantic [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality ‘China Sea’ [erroneous], H.M.S. Samarang Exp., 1843-1846 [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType material NHMUK 1874.12.11.392, holotype [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:597307
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2012-04-20 10:34:10Z  created  Bouchet, Philippe
2014-11-24 06:48:07Z  changed  ter Poorten, Jan Johan
  
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  Citation: ter Poorten, J.; Bouchet, P. (2014). Americardia speciosa (A. Adams & Reeve, 1850). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=597307 on 2014-11-25
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