BeRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus Lamarck, 1799 
AphiaID: 138223

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMollusca > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBivalvia > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPteriomorphia > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytiloida > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMytiloidea > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilidae
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilidae Rafinesque, 1815
Sources  original description Lamarck [J.-B. M. de] 1799. Prodrome d'une nouvelle classification des coquilles, comprenant une rédaction appropriée des caractères géneriques, et l'établissement d'un grand nombre de genres nouveaux. Mémoires de la Société d'Histoire Naturelle de Paris, 1: 63-91, available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/13585626
page(s): 87-88 [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]

status source ICZN 1955. Opinion 325. Validation, under the Plenary Powers, of the generic name Modiolus Lamarck, 1799 (class Pelecypoda). Opinions and declarations rendered by the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature, 9(16): 251–266., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/34610348 [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiolus modiolus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Environment marine
Feedingtype  suspension feeder [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilicola porrecta Humes, 1954 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:138223
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Gofas, Serge
2012-06-23 08:05:40Z  changed  Bouchet, Philippe
  
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  Citation: Bouchet, P.; Gofas, S. (2014). Modiolus Lamarck, 1799. Accessed through: VLIZ Belgian Marine Species Consortium (2010) The Belgian Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/berms/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=138223 on 2014-07-30
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