Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Mollusca > Class Bivalvia > Subclass Heterodonta > Infraclass Euheterodonta > Order Veneroida > Superfamily Veneroidea > Family Veneridae > Genus Clausinella

Clausinella fasciata (da Costa, 1778)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

ClausinellaGray, 1851accepted genus name

Species group names

Pectunculus fasciatus da Costa, 1778 basionym
Pectunculus fasciatus da Costa, 1778 synonym
Venus biradiata Risso, 1826 synonym
Venus brongniartii Payraudeau, 1826 synonym
Venus busschaerdi Requien, 1848 synonym
Venus duminyi Requien, 1848 synonym
Venus fasciata synonym
Venus fasciata var. lilacina Bucquoy, Dautzenberg & Dollfus, 1893 synonym
Venus fasciata var. raricostata Jeffreys, 1864 synonym
Venus fasciata var. rudis Bucquoy, Dautzenberg & Dollfus, 1893 synonym
Venus fasciata var. zigzag Bucquoy, Dautzenberg & Dollfus, 1893 synonym
Venus phliippiae Requien, 1848 synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Danish: bredribbet venusmusling sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Dutch: breedgeribde venusschelp 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: banded venus sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 English-United States: Banded Venus sources: Charles Hussey
 Swedish: grovräfflad venusmussla


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

Dyntaxa (2013) Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at www.dyntaxa.se [15-01-2013].

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.

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

GenBank (6 nucleotides; 2 proteins)
Barcode of Life (1 barcode)
Marine Life Information Network - UK
Biodiversity Heritage Library (9 publications)


Gofas, S. (2014). Clausinella fasciata. 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:141909




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