Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Mollusca > Class Bivalvia > Subclass Heterodonta > Infraclass Euheterodonta > Order Anomalodesmata > Superfamily Pandoroidea > Family Pandoridae > Genus Pandora

Pandora glacialis Leach in Ross, 1819

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

PandoraBruguière, 1797accepted genus name
Calopodium Röding, 1798 synonym
Trutina T. Brown, 1827 synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 English: glacial pandora


original description

Leach W. E. (1819). A list of invertebrate animals discovered by H. M. S. Isabella, in a voyage to the Arctic regions: corrected by W. E. Leach. Appendix II. [in] Ross J., A voyage of discovery in His Majesty's ships Isabella and Alexander (in 1818) for thepurpose of exploring Baffin's bay and enquiring into the possibility of a northwest passage. London pp. XXXIX + 252 con 29 pl. e 3 mappe:

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

ITIS database

additional source

Turgeon, D. D., W. G. Lyons, P. Mikkelsen, G. Rosenberg, and F. Moretzsohn. 2009. Bivalvia (Mollusca) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 711–744 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, Colleg

additional source

Brunel, P., Bosse, L. & Lamarche, G. (1998). Catalogue of the marine invertebrates of the estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence. Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 126. 405 p.

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

USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection
Barcode of Life
Biodiversity Heritage Library (67 publications)


Huber, M.; Gofas, S. (2014). Pandora glacialis Leach in Ross, 1819. 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:140673




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