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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDosinia (Pectunculus) da Costa, 1778

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Marshall, B.; Huber, M. (2015). Dosinia (Pectunculus) da Costa, 1778. In: MolluscaBase (2017). Accessed through: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvanitidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2017). European Register of Marine Species at on 2017-12-15

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original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorPectunculus da Costa, 1778) da Costa E. M. (1778). Historia Naturalis Testaceorum Britanniae, or, The British Conchology. London: Millan, White, Elmsley & Robson. xii + 254 + viii pp. 17 pls., available online at
page(s): 183 [details]   

basis of record Vaught, K.C.; Tucker Abbott, R.; Boss, K.J. (1989). A classification of the living Mollusca. American Malacologists: Melbourne. ISBN 0-915826-22-4. XII, 195 pp. (look up in RoR[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 RoR[details]   

status source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorPectunculus da Costa, 1778) ICZN 1986. Opinion 1414: Panopea Ménard de la Groye, 1807 (Mollusca, Bivalvia): conserved. Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, 43(3): 258-261 , available online at [details]   

Feeding Type
suspension feeder [details]
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