Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Mollusca > Class Bivalvia > Subclass Pteriomorphia > Order Pectinoida > Superfamily Anomioidea > Family Anomiidae > Genus Heteranomia

Heteranomia squamula (Linnaeus, 1758)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

HeteranomiaWinckworth, 1922accepted genus name

Species group names

Anomia squamula Linnaeus, 1758 basionym
Anomia aculeata Müller O.F., 1776 synonym
Anomia aculeata var. hirta Dautzenberg, 1898 synonym
Anomia cucullata Bruguière, 1789 synonym
Anomia cylindrica Gmelin, 1791 synonym
Anomia cymbiformis Maton & Rackett, 1807 synonym
Anomia flexuosa Gmelin, 1791 synonym
Anomia lens Lamarck, 1819 synonym
Anomia membranacea Lamarck, 1819 synonym
Anomia rugosa Gmelin, 1791 synonym
Anomia spinosa Reeve, 1859 synonym
Anomia squamula Linnaeus, 1758 synonym
Anomia tubularis Turton, 1822 synonym
Monia cladocorae Parenzan, 1974 synonym
Pododesmus squamula (Linnaeus, 1758) synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Danish: lille sadelmusling


original description

Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp.

basis of record

Gofas, S.; Le Renard, J.; Bouchet, P. (2001). Mollusca, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 180-213

additional source

Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.

additional source

Dyntaxa (2013) Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at www.dyntaxa.se [15-01-2013].

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.

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.





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Gofas, S. (2014). Heteranomia squamula (Linnaeus, 1758). In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:138749




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