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ERMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStriarca lactea (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 140571

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 editorArcida > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArcoidea > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNoetiidae > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStriarca > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStriarca lactea
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStriarca Conrad, 1862
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArca lactea Linnaeus, 1758
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArca crinita Pulteney, 1799
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArca gaimardi Payraudeau, 1826
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArca lactanea S. V. Wood, 1840
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArca lactea Linnaeus, 1758 (original combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArca pennantiana Leach in Gray, 1852
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArca perforans Turton, 1819
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArca quoyi Payraudeau, 1826
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArca reticulata Risso, 1826 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArca rosea Nardo, 1847
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArca striata Reeve, 1844 (invalid: junior homonym of Arca lactea Gmelin, 1791)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStriarca lactea quoyi
Sources  original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up
page(s): 694 [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormelkwitte arkschelp  [details]
Direct child
taxa (1)

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Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStriarca lactea quoyi accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStriarca lactea (Linnaeus, 1758)
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGreek Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAzores Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
North Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBelgian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGoote Bank [details]
Feedingtype  suspension feeder [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEncyclopedia of Marine Life of Britain and Ireland 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (1 barcode) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (5 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo CLEMAM 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (5 nucleotides; 1 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Bivalves of the British Isles webpage at National Museum of Wales 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBiology Type of larval development: not documented [inferred from prodissoconch morphology to be short planktonic, non-planktotrophic]  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiagnosis Shell solid, quadrangular in outline, quite swollen, slightly inequilateral, up to 15 mm. An obtuse keel runs from the umbo to the posteroventral end. Umbos swollen, quite separate, separated from the hing line by a triangular ligamental area covered by a brown layer of the ligament. Exterior with very fine, granulose radial ribs and clear growth stages. Colour white, covered with a yellowish periostracum which forms a few scattered hairs in the vicinity of the ventral edge.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Eastern Atlantic, from the English Channel to Mauritania, also Canary and Cape Verde Islands; Mediterranean. Additional populations in Western and Southern Africa are considered as distinct subspecies.
Gorringe seamount, rare in 70-360 m. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Mediterranean Sea [can be inferred to be Algeria as the material originated from Brander, Swedish diplomat in Algeria at the time of Linnaeus] [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Striarca lactea (Linnaeus, 1758)Shell from Calahonda, southern Spain (actual size 10 and 11.5 mm)
Striarca lactea (Linna...
To MNHN Molluscs Type collection (2000-3874)
To MNHN Molluscs Type ...
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LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:140571
Taxonomic
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Gofas, Serge
  
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  Citation: Gofas, S. (2004). Striarca lactea (Linnaeus, 1758). In: MolluscaBase (2017). Accessed through: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvanitidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2017). European Register of Marine Species at http://www.vliz.be/vmdcdata/narms/narms.php?p=taxdetails&id=140571 on 2017-10-22
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