Pecten maximus (Linnaeus, 1758)

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pelgrim scallop

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

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Synonyms

Ostrea maxima Linnaeus, 1758
Pecten medius Daniel, 1883
Pecten vulgaris da Costa, 1778
Plicatula similis G. B. Sowerby II, 1842

International References

additional source Hayward, P.J.; Ryland, J.S. (Ed.). (1990). The marine fauna of the British Isles and North-West Europe: 1. Introduction and protozoans to arthropods. Clarendon Press: Oxford, UK. ISBN 0-19-857356-1. 627 pp. [details]

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]

Last update: 11 Dec. 2017
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