Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Mollusca > Class Bivalvia > Subclass Pteriomorphia > Order Arcoida > Superfamily Arcoidea > Family Arcidae > Genus Bathyarca

Bathyarca pectunculoides (Scacchi, 1835)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

BathyarcaKobelt, 1891accepted genus name

Species group names

Arca pectunculoides Scacchi, 1835 basionym
Bathyarca petunculoides orthographic variant
Arca crenulata Verrill, 1882 synonym
Arca koreni Danielssen, 1859 synonym
Arca pectunculoides Scacchi, 1835 synonym
Arca pectunculoides var. septentrionalis G.O. Sars, 1878 synonym
Bathyarca petunculoides synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 English: comb bathyark


original description

Scacchi A. 1835. Notizie intorno alle conchiglie ed a' zoofiti fossili che si trovano nelle vicinanze di Gravina in Puglia. Annali Civili del Regno delle Due Sicilie 6: 75-84; 7: 5-18, 2 pl. [the date of vol. 6 often stated as 1834, but both issues stated as published later than 8th October 1835 by Cretella et al., 2005]

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

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.

additional source

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

additional source

Morton B. (1982). Functional morphology of Bathyarca pectunculoides (Bivalvia: Arcacea) from a deep Norwegian fjord with a discusssion of the mantle margin in the Arcoida.. Sarsia 67: 269-282

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.





External Links

Barcode of Life
Biodiversity Heritage Library (23 publications)
USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection


Gofas, S. (2014). Bathyarca pectunculoides (Scacchi, 1835). 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:138799




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