Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Mollusca > Class Bivalvia > Subclass Heterodonta > Infraclass Euheterodonta > Order [unassigned] Euheterodonta > Superfamily Solenoidea > Family Pharidae > Genus Ensis

Ensis minor (Chenu, 1843)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

EnsisSchumacher, 1817accepted genus name

Species group names

Ensis siliqua var. minor Chenu, 1843 synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Albanian: midhja biçak 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.
 Dutch: klein mesheft; klein tafelmesheft; kleine tafelmesheft sources: Eneman, E. (1984). Uit het Natuurhistorisch Archief [From the Natural History Archive]. De Strandvlo 4(1): 4-17;PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points;Backeljau, T. (1986). Lijst van de recente mariene mollusken van België [List of the recent marine molluscs of Belgium]. Koninklijk Belgisch Instituut voor Natuurwetenschappen: Brussels, Belgium. 106 pp.
 English: minor jackknife clam sources: North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS)
 Greek: Σπαθοσωλήνας

Literature

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

Abbott, R.T. (1974). American Seashells. 2nd ed. Van Nostrand Reinhold: New York, NY (USA). 663 pp.

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

ITIS database

additional source

Backeljau, T. (1986). Lijst van de recente mariene mollusken van België [List of the recent marine molluscs of Belgium]. Koninklijk Belgisch Instituut voor Natuurwetenschappen: Brussels, Belgium. 106 pp.

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Taxonomy

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External Links

Link To GBIF

Citation

Gofas, S. (2012). Ensis minor (Chenu, 1843). 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:140734

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Occurrence

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2004-12-21 by Serge Gofas

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