Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Mollusca > Class Bivalvia > Subclass Heterodonta > Infraclass Euheterodonta > Order Veneroida > Superfamily Ungulinoidea > Family Ungulinidae > Genus Diplodonta

Diplodonta rotundata (Montagu, 1803)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

DiplodontaBronn, 1831accepted genus name

Species group names

Tellina rotundata Montagu, 1803 basionym
Venus lupinus Brocchi, 1814 later homonym; nom. inval.
Diodonta barleei Jeffreys, 1858 synonym
Diplodonta berghi Dautzenberg & H. Fischer, 1897 synonym
Diplodonta dilatata Philippi, 1836 synonym
Diplodonta eddystonia (Marshall, 1895) synonym
Diplodonta rotundata var. eddystonia (Marshall, 1895) synonym
Scintilla eddystonia J. T. Marshall, 1895 synonym
Tellina rotundata Montagu, 1803 synonym
Venus lupinus Brocchi, 1814 synonym; nom. inval.

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Dutch: ronde komschelp


original description

Montagu, G. (1803) Testacea Britannica or Natural History of British Shells, Marine, Land, and Fresh-water, Including the Most Minute: Systematically Arranged and Embellished with Figures. J. White, London, Vol. 1, xxxvii + 291 pp. and Vol. 2, 293–606 pp.

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

Hayward, P.J.; Ryland, J.S. (Ed.) (1990). The marine fauna of the British Isles and North-West Europe: 1. Introduction and protozoans to arthropods. Clarendon Press: Oxford, UK. ISBN 0-19-857356-1. 627 pp.





External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (145 publications)


Gofas, S. (2014). Diplodonta rotundata. 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:141883




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