Glossus humanus (Linnaeus, 1758)

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

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Habita fundos vasosos infra e circalitorais, assim como batiais.


Bucardia communis Schumacher, 1817
Bucardium commune Megerle von Mühlfeld, 1811
Buccardium commune Megerle von Mühlfeld, 1811
Cardium humanum Linnaeus, 1758
Chama cor Linnaeus, 1767
Glossus rubicundus Poli, 1795
Isocardia cor (Linnaeus, 1767)
Isocardia cor var. valentiana Pallary, 1903
Isocardia globosa Lamarck, 1801
Isocardia hibernica Reeve, 1845
Isocardia linnaei Locard, 1886
Isocardia lunulata Nyst, 1835

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 Owen G. (1953). On the biology of Glossus humanus (L.° (Isocardia cor Lam.). Journal of the marine biological association of the U.K. 32: 85-106, available online at [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 Zamouri-Langar, N.; Chouba, L.; Ajjabi Chebil, L.; Mrabet, R.; El Abed, A. (2011). Les coquillages bivalves des côtes tunisiennes. Institut National des Sciences et Technologies de la Mer: Salammbô. ISBN 978-9938-9512-0-2. 128 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]

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