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

Venerupis corrugata (Gmelin, 1791)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

VenerupisLamarck, 1818accepted genus name
Pullastra G. B. Sowerby I, 1826 synonym
Venerupis (Venerupis) Lamarck, 1818 synonym

Species group names

Tapes dactyloides G. B. Sowerby II, 1852 synonym
Venerupis pullastra (Montagu, 1803) synonym
Venerupis saxatilis (Fleuriau de Bellevue, 1802) synonym
Venerupis senegalensis (Gmelin, 1791) synonym
Venus corrugata Gmelin, 1791 synonym
Venus geographica Gmelin, 1791 synonym
Venus lithophaga Danilo & Sandri, 1856 synonym
Venus pullastra Montagu, 1803 synonym
Venus punctulata Gmelin, 1791 synonym
Venus saxatilis Fleuriau de Bellevue, 1802 synonym
Venus senegalensis Gmelin, 1791 synonym
Venus tenorii O. G. Costa, 1830 synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 English: corrugated venus


original description

Gmelin, J.F., 1788-1793. In: Linné, C., Systema naturae, Edit. 13 aucta et reformata cura J.F. Gmelin. 10 vols, Lipsiae. 1788-1793 et Lugduni, 1789-1796. -1,6

additional source

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

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

additional source

Check List of European Marine Mollusca (CLEMAM)

additional source

Gofas, S.; Afonso, J.P.; Brandào, M. (Ed.). (S.a.). Conchas e Moluscos de Angola = Coquillages et Mollusques d'Angola. [Shells and molluscs of Angola]. Universidade Agostinho / Elf Aquitaine Angola: Angola. 140 pp.





External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (2 publications)


Huber, M.; Gofas, S. (2014). Venerupis corrugata. 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:181364




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