Aequipecten opercularis (Linnaeus, 1758)

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queen scallop

Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Bivalvia (Class) > Autobranchia (Subclass) > Pteriomorphia (Infraclass) > Pectinida (Order) > Pectinoidea (Superfamily) > Pectinidae (Family)

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Aequipecten heliacus (Dall, 1925)
Chlamys bruei coeni Nordsieck, 1969
Chlamys bruei pulchricostata Nordsieck, 1969
Chlamys opercularis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Ostrea dubia Gmelin, 1791
Ostrea elegans Gmelin, 1791
Ostrea florida Gmelin, 1791
Ostrea opercularis Linnaeus, 1758
Ostrea plana Gmelin, 1791
Ostrea radiata Gmelin, 1791
Ostrea regia Gmelin, 1791
Ostrea versicolor Gmelin, 1791
Pecten (Chlamys) vescoi Bavay, 1903
Pecten audouinii Payraudeau, 1826
Pecten cretatus Reeve, 1853
Pecten daucus Reeve, 1853
Pecten heliacus Dall, 1925
Pecten lineatus da Costa, 1778
Pecten lineatus var. albida Locard, 1888
Pecten lineatus var. bicolor Locard, 1888
Pecten opercularis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Pecten opercularis var. albopurpurascens Lamarck, 1819
Pecten opercularis var. albovariegata Clement, 1875
Pecten opercularis var. aspera Bucquoy, Dautzenberg & Dollfus, 1889
Pecten opercularis var. concolor Bucquoy, Dautzenberg & Dollfus, 1889
Pecten opercularis var. depressa Locard, 1888
Pecten opercularis var. elongata Jeffreys, 1864
Pecten opercularis var. luteus Lamarck, 1819
Pecten pictus da Costa, 1778
Pecten subrufus Pennant, 1777
Pecten vescoi Bavay, 1903

International References

basis of record Gofas, S.; Le Renard, J.; Bouchet, P. (2001). Mollusca. in: Costello, M.J. et al. (eds), European Register of Marine Species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Patrimoines Naturels. 50: 180-213. [details]

additional source Ardovini, R.; Cossignani, T. (2004). West African seashells (including Azores, Madeira and Canary Is.) = Conchiglie dell’Africa Occidentale (incluse Azzorre, Madeira e Canarie). English-Italian edition. L’Informatore Piceno: Ancona, Italy. ISBN 88-86070-11-X. 319 pp. [details]

additional source Dyntaxa. (2013). Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at [15-01-2013]., available online at [details]

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at [details]

new combination reference Smith, S.M.; Heppell, D. (1991). Checklist of the British marine Mollusca. [details]

context source (BeRMS 2020) Marine Biology Section, Ugent. Belgium. INRAM. Benthic fauna monitoring- SSD – Belgian Science Policy., available online at [details]

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