Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Mollusca > Class Bivalvia > Subclass Pteriomorphia > Order Mytiloida > Superfamily Mytiloidea > Family Mytilidae > Genus Lithophaga

Lithophaga lithophaga (Linnaeus, 1758)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

LithophagaRöding, 1798accepted genus name

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Albanian: midhja hurmë sources: Dhora, DH. 2008. Fjalor i emrave të kafshëve të Shqipërisë (Emri shkencor – Shqip – Anglisht) / Dictionary of animal names of Albania (Scientific names – Albanian – English). Camaj – Pipa. Shkodër, Albania. pp. 288.
 Bulgarian: mаlak kаmenoprobivаch; Малък каменопробивач sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Dutch: steenmossel
 English: date mussel sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 English-United States: Date Mussel sources: Charles Hussey
 French: date de mer
 German: Seedattel; Steindattel sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Greek: Βάλανος; Πετροσωλήνας; Χουρμάς sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Italian: dattero di mare sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Lithuanian: akmengraužis sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian: daddelmusling sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Russian: или морской финик; камнеточец sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Slovenian: morski datelj sources: Davorin Tome
 Spanish, Castillian: dátil de mar sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Turkish: deniz midyesi; taş midyesi; yeşil ağaç salyangozu sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Ukrainian: Морський фінік

Literature

basis of record

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.

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

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.

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Taxonomy

Link To CLEMAM

External Links

Link To GBIF

Citation

Gofas, S. (2012). Lithophaga lithophaga (Linnaeus, 1758). In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2012) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:140459

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Occurrence

 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data

Environment


marine

Importance

CITES:
appendix 2 This species is listed on the CITES Appendix II which means it is not necessarily now threatened with extinction but that may become so unless trade is closely controlled. International trade in specimens species may be authorized by the granting of an export permit or re-export certificate.
EU Habitat Directive:
annex IV EU Habitat Directive Annex IV: Species of community interest in need of strict protection.

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2008-05-19 by Serge Gofas

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