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Donax Linnaeus, 1758

137906  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137906)

accepted
Genus
Donax (Capsella) Gray, 1851· accepted, alternate representation
Donax (Cuneus) da Costa, 1778· accepted, alternate representation
Species Donax sebae Cecalupo, Buzzurro & Mariani, 2008
Species Donax semistriatus Poli, 1795
Species Donax trunculus Linnaeus, 1758
Species Donax variegatus (Gmelin, 1791)
Species Donax venustus Poli, 1795
Species Donax vittatus (da Costa, 1778)

Species Donax elliptica Krynicky, 1837 accepted as Donacilla cornea (Poli, 1791) (nomen nudum, nomen nudum)
Species Donax julianae Krynicky, 1837 accepted as Donax trunculus Linnaeus, 1758 (nomen nudum, nomen nudum; available from Middendorf, 1849)
Species Donax radiata Krynicky, 1837 accepted as Donax venustus Poli, 1795 (nomen nudum, nomen nudum)

Subgenus Donax (Capsella) Gray, 1851 represented as Donax Linnaeus, 1758
Subgenus Donax (Cuneus) da Costa, 1778 represented as Donax Linnaeus, 1758

Species Donax alboradiatus Danilo & Sandri, 1856 accepted as Donax variegatus (Gmelin, 1791) (synonym)
Species Donax anatinus Lamarck, 1818 accepted as Donax vittatus (da Costa, 1778) (synonym)
Species Donax atlanticus Hidalgo, 1867 accepted as Donax vittatus (da Costa, 1778) (synonym)
Species Donax bellardii Tapparone Canefri, 1869 accepted as Donax trunculus Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
Species Donax brevis Requien, 1848 accepted as Donax trunculus Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
Species Donax castaneus Montagu, 1803 accepted as Ervilia castanea (Montagu, 1803)
Species Donax cattaniana Brusina, 1866 accepted as Donax venustus Poli, 1795 (synonym)
Species Donax complanatus Montagu, 1803 accepted as Donax variegatus (Gmelin, 1791) (synonym)
Species Donax fabagella Lamarck, 1818 accepted as Donax semistriatus Poli, 1795 (synonym)
Species Donax irus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Irus irus (Linnaeus, 1758) (original combination)
Species Donax laevigatus Gmelin, 1791 accepted as Iphigenia laevigata (Gmelin, 1791) (original combination)
Species Donax modestus Risso, 1826 accepted as Donax venustus Poli, 1795 (synonym)
Species Donax plebeia Pulteney, 1799 accepted as Donacilla cornea (Poli, 1791) (synonym)
Species Donax ruber W. Turton, 1822 accepted as Donax vittatus (da Costa, 1778) (synonym)
Species Donax trifasciatus Risso, 1826 accepted as Donax semistriatus Poli, 1795 (synonym)
Species Donax trunculatus Locard, 1886 accepted as Donax trunculus Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
Species Donax venusta Poli, 1795 accepted as Donax venustus Poli, 1795 (incorrect gender agreement of specific epithet)
marine
Linnaeus, C. (1758). <i>Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis</i>. Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 
MolluscaBase eds. (2020). MolluscaBase. Donax Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvanitidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2020) European Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marbef.org/data/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137906 on 2020-08-14
Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvanitidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2020). European Register of Marine Species. Donax Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed at: http://www.marbef.org/data../aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137906 on 2020-08-14
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). <i>Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis</i>. Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

original description  (of Capsella Gray, 1851) Gray J.E. (1851). List of the Specimens of British Animals in the Collection of the British Museum. Part VII, Molluscas Acephala and Brachiopoda. <i>London, Taylor pp. 167</i>: , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/117260
page(s): 47 [details]   

original description  (of Serrula Mörch, 1853) Mörch, O. A. L. (1852-1853). <i>Catalogus conchyliorum quae reliquit D. Alphonso d'Aguirra & Gadea Comes de Yoldi [...]</i>. Fasc. 1, Cephalophora, 170 pp. [1852]; Fasc. 2, Acephala, Annulata, Cirripedia, Echinodermata, 74 [+2] pp. [1853]. Hafniae [Copenhagen]: L. Klein. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/12921
page(s): vol. 2 p. 18 [details]   

additional source 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. [details]   
 
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