Taxon profile


Witte dunschaal
Abra alba (W. Wood, 1802)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Mollusca - mollusks »  class Bivalvia - bivalves »  order Cardiida »  family Semelidae »  genus Abra

Scientific synonyms

Mactra alba W. Wood, 1802
Scrobicularia alba (W. Wood, 1802)
Syndosmya alba (W. Wood, 1802)
Syndesmya alba (W. Wood, 1802)
Syndosmya apelina Récluz, 1843
Syndesmya alba var. apesa de Gregorio, 1884
Mactra boisyi Montagu, 1803
Amphidesma boisyianum Leach, 1852
Mactra boysii Montagu, 1803
Amphidesma boysiana Leach in Gray, 1852


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Links and literature

EN Galli C.: WMSDB - Wolrdwide Mollusc Species Data Base July 10, 2013 [] [as Abra alba (Wood, 1802)]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2013
IT Repetto G., Orlando F. & Arduino G. (2005): Conchiglie del Mediterraneo, Amici del Museo "Federico Eusebio", Alba, Italy [as Abra alba (Wood W., 1802)]
EN Petović S., Gvozdenović S., Ikica Z. (2017): An Annotated Checklist of the Marine Molluscs of the South Adriatic Sea (Montenegro) and a Comparison with Those of Neighbouring Areas, Turkish Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 17: 921-934 [as Abra alba (Wood. W., 1802)]
SP Tarruella Ruestes, A. & Fontanet Giner, M. (2001): Moluscos marinos del Golf de Sant Jordi (L'Ampolla) y del Port dels Alfacs [], Spira, 1(1): 1-5 [as Abra alba (W. Wood, 1801)]

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