Taxon profile


Myrtea spinifera (Montagu, 1803)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Mollusca - mollusks »  class Bivalvia - bivalves »  order Lucinida »  family Lucinidae »  genus Myrtea

Scientific synonyms

Venus spinifera Montagu, 1803
Ortygia spinifera T. Brown, 1827
Lucina spinifera (Montagu, 1803)
Lucina spinifera var. gallensis de Gregorio, 1885
Lucina spinifera var. minor Jeffreys, 1864
Lucina spinifera var. zina de Gregorio, 1885


Myrtea spinifera

Author: Shellauction - Alboshells

Myrtea spinifera

Author: Panova

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Links and literature

EN Galli C.: WMSDB - Wolrdwide Mollusc Species Data Base July 10, 2013 [] [as Myrtea spinifera Montagu, 1803]
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 Myrtea spinifera (Montagu, 1803)]
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 Myrtea spinifera (Montagu, 1803)]
SP Tarruella Ruestes, A. (2002): Moluscos marinos de Cap Ras y Llançà (Girona, NE de la península Ibérica), Spira, 1(2): 1-14 [as Myrtea spinifera (Montagu, 1803)]

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