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

Gouldia minima (Montagu, 1803)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

GouldiaC. B. Adams, 1847accepted genus name

Species group names

Venus minima Montagu, 1803 basionym
Circe minima (Montagu, 1803) synonym
Circe minima var. minor Marion, 1883 synonym
Circe striata Locard, 1892 synonym
Circe undulata Locard, 1892 synonym
Cytherea apicalis Philippi, 1836 synonym
Cytherea minuta Brown, 1827 synonym
Cytherea sismondae Calcara, 1845 synonym
Gouldia minima var. citrina Bucquoy, Dautzenberg & Dollfus, 1893 synonym
Gouldia minima var. mirabilis Bucquoy, Dautzenberg & Dollfus, 1893 synonym
Gouldia minima var. penicillata Bucquoy, Dautzenberg & Dollfus, 1893 synonym
Gouldia minima var. rubicunda Bucquoy, Dautzenberg & Dollfus, 1893 synonym
Gouldia planata distantelamellata Nordsieck, 1969 synonym
Venus cyrilli Scacchi, 1832 synonym
Venus inquinata Lamarck, 1818 synonym
Venus minima Montagu, 1803 synonym
Venus pumila Lamarck, 1818 synonym
Venus triangularis Montagu, 1803 synonym


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

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

Howson, C.M.; Picton, B.E. (Ed.) (1997). The species directory of the marine fauna and flora of the British Isles and surrounding seas. Ulster Museum Publication, 276. The Ulster Museum: Belfast, UK. ISBN 0-948150-06-8. vi, 508 (+ cd-rom) pp.





External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (43 publications)
GenBank (1 nucleotides; 0 proteins)


Gofas, S. (2014). Gouldia minima (Montagu, 1803). 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:141916




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