WoRMS taxon details

Meretrix meretrix (Linnaeus, 1758)

224891  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:224891)

accepted
Species
marine
(of Venus meretrix Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
MolluscaBase eds. (2022). MolluscaBase. Meretrix meretrix (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=224891 on 2022-05-28
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2006-03-17 07:57:46Z
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2010-09-23 10:34:21Z
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2012-07-14 19:34:51Z
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original description  (of Cytherea ponderosa Schumacher, 1817) Schumacher, C. F. (1817). Essai d'un nouveau système des habitations des vers testacés. <em>Schultz, Copenghagen.</em> iv + 288 pp., 22 pls., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/81329
page(s): 150 [details]   

original description  (of Venus meretrix Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

original description  (of Meretrix meretrix var. alba Fischer-Piette & Fischer, 1941) Fischer-Piette, E. and Fischer, P. H 1941. Revision des espèces vivantes de Meretrix, s. s. du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle. J. Conchyliol. 84: 313-344.
page(s): 326-327 [details]   

original description  (of Meretrix meretrix var. chenui Fischer-Piette & Fischer, 1941) Fischer-Piette, E. and Fischer, P. H 1941. Revision des espèces vivantes de Meretrix, s. s. du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle. J. Conchyliol. 84: 313-344.
page(s): 322 [details]   

original description  (of Meretrix meretrix var. fulva Fischer-Piette & Fischer, 1941) Fischer-Piette, E. and Fischer, P. H 1941. Revision des espèces vivantes de Meretrix, s. s. du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle. J. Conchyliol. 84: 313-344.
page(s): 322 [details]   

original description  (of Meretrix meretrix var. hidalgoi Fischer-Piette & Fischer, 1941) Fischer-Piette, E. and Fischer, P. H 1941. Revision des espèces vivantes de Meretrix, s. s. du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle. J. Conchyliol. 84: 313-344.
page(s): 323 [details]   

context source (HKRMS) Chan, B. K. K.; Caley, K. J. (2003). Hong Kong Field Guides 69: Sandy Shores. <em>Hong Kong: Wan Li Book Co.</em>  [details]   

basis of record Branch, G. M. (2002). Two Oceans. 5th impression. <em>David Philip, Cate Town & Johannesburg.</em> , available online at http://books.google.es/books?id=W_2QB8ftLgcC
note: = Meretrix morphina [details]   

additional source Steyn, D.G. & Lussi, M. (1998) Marine Shells of South Africa. An Illustrated Collector's Guide to Beached Shells. Ekogilde Publishers, Hartebeespoort, South Africa, ii + 264 pp.
page(s): 244; note: = Meretrix morphina [details]   

additional source Huber, M. (2010). Compendium of bivalves. A full-color guide to 3,300 of the world's marine bivalves. A status on Bivalvia after 250 years of research. Hackenheim: ConchBooks. 901 pp., 1 CD-ROM. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Liu, J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Nel, H.A., Perissinotto, R. & Taylor, R.H. (2012). Diversity of bivalve molluscs in the St Lucia estuary, with an annotated and illustrated checklist. <em>African Invertebrates.</em> 53(2): 503–525.
page(s): 524.; note: = Meretrix morphina [details]   
 
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