Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Mollusca > Class Bivalvia > Subclass Heterodonta > Infraclass Euheterodonta > Order Myoida > Superfamily Pholadoidea > Family Teredinidae > Subfamily Bankiinae > Genus Bankia

Bankia carinata (J.E. Gray, 1827)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

BankiaGray, 1842accepted genus name
Bankiopsis Clench & Turner, 1946 synonym

Species group names

Teredo carinata J.E. Gray, 1827 basionym
Bankia indica Nair, 1956 synonym
Bankiopsis carribaea Clench & Turner, 1946 synonym
Nausitora kamiyai Roch, 1929 synonym
Nausitora orientalis Roch, 1929 synonym
Teredo carinata J.E. Gray, 1827 synonym
Teredo minima Blainville, 1828 synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 English: shipworm


basis of record

Turner, R. D. 1966. A Survey and Illustrated Catalogue of Teredinidae (Mollusca: Bivalvia). Cambridge (Massachusetts): Museum of Comparative Zoology. ix, 265 pp.

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

Coan E.V. & Valentich-Scott P. (2012) Bivalve seashells of tropical West America. Marine bivalve mollusks from Baja California to northern Peru. 2 vols, 1258 pp. Santa Barbara: Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History.

additional source

Kilburn, R.N. & Rippey, E. (1982) Sea Shells of Southern Africa. Macmillan South Africa, Johannesburg, xi + 249 pp.

additional source

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

Branch, G.M. et al. (2002). Two Oceans. 5th impression. David Philip, Cate Town & Johannesburg.





External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (6 publications)
Barcode of Life (3 barcodes)
GenBank (7 nucleotides; 2 proteins)


Rosenberg, G.; Gofas, S. (2014). Bankia carinata (J.E. Gray, 1827). 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:141598




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