Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Mollusca > Class Bivalvia > Subclass Heterodonta > Infraclass Euheterodonta > Order Veneroida > Superfamily Cardioidea > Family Cardiidae > Subfamily Cardiinae > Genus Acanthocardia

Acanthocardia paucicostata (G. B. Sowerby II, 1834)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

AcanthocardiaJ.E. Gray, 1851accepted genus name
Acanthocardia (Rudicardium) Coen, 1915 synonym

Species group names

Cardium paucicostatum G. B. Sowerby II, 1834 basionym
Cardium paucicostatum var. impedita Milaschewitsch, 1909 later homonym
Cardium laticostatum Mayer-Eymar, 1898 synonym
Cardium paucicostatum G. B. Sowerby II, 1834 synonym
Cardium paucicostatum var. alba Bucquoy, Dautzenberg & Dollfus, 1892 synonym
Cardium paucicostatum var. impedita Milaschewitsch, 1909 synonym
Cardium paucicostatum var. pallida Bucquoy, Dautzenberg & Dollfus, 1892 synonym
Cardium paucicostatum var. producta Bucquoy, Dautzenberg & Dollfus, 1892 synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Dutch: tere hartschelp sources: Hayward, P.; Nelson-Smith, A.; Shields, C. (1999). Gids van kust en strand: flora en fauna [Coast and beach guide: flora and fauna]. Tirion: Baarn, Netherlands. ISBN 90-5210-327-5. 352, ill. pp.
 Greek: Ραβδωτή μεθύστρα


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

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.

taxonomy source

La Perna R. & D'Abramo M. (2013) Systematics of the Acanthocardia paucicostata group in the Mediterranean Plio-Pleistocene, with description of a new species (Bivalvia, Cardiidae). Journal of Conchology 41(4): 481-492.





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ter Poorten, J.; Gofas, S. (2014). Acanthocardia paucicostata. 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:138993




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