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

Abra pellucida (Brocchi, 1814)
Amphidesma boisyianum Leach, 1852
Amphidesma boysiana Leach in Gray, 1852
Erycina renieri Philippi, 1836
Erycina tumida Brusina, 1865
Mactra alba W. Wood, 1802
Mactra boisyi Montagu, 1803
Mactra boysii Montagu, 1803
Scrobicularia alba (W. Wood, 1802)
Scrobicularia alba var. oblonga Marshall, 1893


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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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