Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Mollusca > Class Bivalvia > Subclass Heterodonta > Infraclass Euheterodonta > Order Myoida > Superfamily Pholadoidea > Family Pholadidae > Subfamily Xylophaginae > Genus Xylophaga

Xylophaga atlantica H. G. Richards, 1942

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

XylophagaTurton, 1822accepted genus name

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 English: Atlantic woodeater

Literature

basis of record

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

Brunel, P., L. Bosse, and G. Lamarche. 1998. Catalogue of the marine invertebrates of the estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence. Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 126. 405 p.

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External Links

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Citation

Huber, M.; Rosenberg, G. (2011). Xylophaga atlantica H. G. Richards, 1942. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2012) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:156497

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2010-09-23 by Markus Huber

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