BeRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnsis Schumacher, 1817 
AphiaID: 138333

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 editorHeterodonta > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuheterodonta > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editor[unassigned] Euheterodonta > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSolenoidea > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPharidae
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnsis magnus Schumacher, 1817 (type by monotypy)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPharidae H. Adams & A. Adams, 1856
Sources  original description Schumacher C.F. (1817). Essai d'un nouveau système des habitations des vers testacés. Schultz, Copenghagen pp. [IV] + 288 + 22 pl. [post 1 marzo 1817] , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/81329
page(s): 143 [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]

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English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrazor shell  [details]
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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnsis directus (Conrad, 1843)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnsis magnus Schumacher, 1817
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnsis minor (Chenu, 1843)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnsis arcuatus (Jeffreys, 1865) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnsis magnus Schumacher, 1817
Environment marine
Feedingtype  suspension feeder [details]
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LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:138333
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Gofas, Serge
2013-01-19 07:19:08Z  changed  Bouchet, Philippe
  
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  Citation: Bouchet, P.; Gofas, S. (2014). Ensis Schumacher, 1817. 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=138333 on 2014-10-01
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