Arctica islandica (Linnaeus, 1767)

AphiaID: 138802

Iceland cyprina

Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Bivalvia (Class) > Autobranchia (Subclass) > Heteroconchia (Infraclass) > Imparidentia (Super order) > Venerida (Order) > Arcticoidea (Superfamily) > Arcticidae (Family)

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Geographic distribution

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Arctica vulgaris Schumacher, 1817
Cyprina islandica (Linnaeus, 1767)
Cyprina islandica var. crassior Jeffreys, 1864
Cyprina islandica var. inflata Odhner, 1911
Pectunculus crassus da Costa, 1778
Venus buccardium Born, 1778
Venus ferröensis Röding, 1798
Venus islandica Linnaeus, 1767
Venus pitar Röding, 1798
Venus pitar Röding, 1798

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 Abbott R. T. (1974). American seashells. The marine Mollusca of the Atlantic and Pacific coast of North America. ed. 2. Van Nostrand, New York. 663 pp., 24 pls. [October 1974]. [details]

additional source Witbaard R., Duineveld G.C.A. & de Wilde P.A.W.J. (1997). A long-term growth record derived from Arctica islandica (Mollusca, Bivalvia) from the Fladen Ground (Northern North Sea). Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the UK 77: 801-816 [details]

additional source Witbaard R., Duineveld G.C.A. & de Wilde P.A.W.J. (1999). Geographical differences in growth rates of Arctica islandica (Mollusca: Bivalvia) from the North Sea and adjacent waters. Journal of tha Marine Biological Association of the UK 79: 907-915 [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. [details]

additional source Witbaard, R. & Klein, R. (1994). Long-term trends on the effects of the southern North Sea beamtrawl fishery on the bivalve mollusc Arctica islandica L. (Mollusca, Bivalvia). ICES Journal of Marine Science. 51(1): 99-105., available online at [details]

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