Lithophaga lithophaga (Linnaeus, 1758)

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date mussel

Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Bivalvia (Class) > Autobranchia (Subclass) > Pteriomorphia (Infraclass) > Mytilida (Order) > Mytiloidea (Superfamily) > Mytilidae (Family)

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Legislation applicable:

EU Habitats Directive Annex IV
Bern Convention Annex II
CITES Appendix II
EU regulation of trade of fauna and flora Annex B
Annex II of SPA and Biodiversity Protocol of Barcelona Convention

Synonyms

Lithodomus dactylus G. B. Sowerby I, 1824
Lithodomus dactylus Cuvier, 1816
Lithodomus inflatus Requien, 1848
Lithodomus lithophagus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Lithodomus lithophagus var. minor Pallary, 1900
Lithophaga mytuloides Röding, 1798
Lithophagus communis Megerle von Mühlfeld, 1811
Mytilus lithophagus Linnaeus, 1758
Mytilus lythophagus Salis Marschlins, 1793

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 Gofas, S.; Afonso, J.P.; Brandào, M. (Ed.). (S.a.). Conchas e Moluscos de Angola = Coquillages et Mollusques d’Angola. [Shells and molluscs of Angola]. Universidade Agostinho / Elf Aquitaine Angola: Angola. 140 pp. [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 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]

context source (MSBIAS) MEDIN. (2011). UK checklist of marine species derived from the applications Marine Recorder and UNICORN. version 1.0. [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]

identification resource Cosel R. von & Gofas S. (2019). Marine bivalves of tropical West Africa: from Rio de Oro to southern Angola. Faune et Flore Tropicales. 48: 1-1104. [details]

Last update: 30 Oct. 2018
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