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

Solen marginatus Pulteney, 1799

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

SolenLinnaeus, 1758accepted genus name
Solen (Solen) Linnaeus, 1758 synonym

Species group names

Solen marginatus var. adusta Bucquoy, Dautzenberg & Dollfus, 1895 synonym
Solen marginatus var. major Bucquoy, Dautzenberg & Dollfus, 1895 synonym
Solen rotundatus Spengler, 1794 synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Albanian: midhja myll 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.
 Catalan: navalla sources: TermCat, The Center for Terminology.
 Dutch: messchede 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.
 English: grooved razor shell sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 English-United States: Grooved Razor Shell sources: Charles Hussey
 French: couteau d'Europe; couteau gaine sources: TermCat, The Center for Terminology.;Strandvondsten van Gravelines tot Nieuwpoort. Ecogids Tjiftjaf
 Galician: longueirón sources: TermCat, The Center for Terminology.
 German: Messerscheide-Muschel sources: Strandvondsten van Gravelines tot Nieuwpoort. Ecogids Tjiftjaf
 Italian: cannolicchio; cappalunga
 Spanish, Castillian: navaja europea


original description

Pulteney R. (1799). Catalogue of the birds, shells, and some of the more rare plants of Dorsetshire. London, Nichols pp. 92 [pre 2 luglio 1799][see also Bowden & Heppell, 1968, Journal of Conchology 26: 321-328]

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

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

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.

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.





External Links

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von Cosel, R.; Gofas, S. (2014). Solen marginatus Pulteney, 1799. 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:141546




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