Taxon profile


Parvicardium exiguum (Gmelin, 1791)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Mollusca - mollusks »  class Bivalvia - bivalves »  order Cardiida »  family Cardiidae - cockles »  genus Parvicardium

Scientific synonyms

Cardium exiguum Gmelin, 1791
Parvicardium exiguum exiguum (Gmelin, 1791)
Cardium exiguum var. commutata Bucquoy, Dautzenberg & Dollfus, 1892
Cardium exile Dunker, 1861
Cardium helleri Brusina, 1865
Cardium exiguum var. hirta Bucquoy, Dautzenberg & Dollfus, 1892
Parvicardium parvum T. A. di Monterosato, 1884
Cardium pygmaeum Donovan, 1800
Cardium stellatum Reeve, 1845
Cardium exiguum var. subquadrata Jeffreys, 1864


Parvicardium exiguum

Author: Panova

Parvicardium exiguum

Author: Shellauction

Taxon in country check-lists*

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Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Parvicardium exiguum parvum R. A. Philippi, 1844
subspecies Parvicardium exiguum subangulatum Scacchi, 1836

Links and literature

EN Galli C.: WMSDB - Wolrdwide Mollusc Species Data Base July 10, 2013 [] [as Parvicardium exiguum Gmelin, 1791]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2013
CZ Pfleger V. (1999): České názvy živočichů III. Měkkýši (Mollusca), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 108 pp. [as Parvicardium exiguum (GMELIN, 1791)]
Data retrieved on: 11 November 2013
IT Repetto G., Orlando F. & Arduino G. (2005): Conchiglie del Mediterraneo, Amici del Museo "Federico Eusebio", Alba, Italy [as Parvicardium exiguum (Gmelin, 1791)]
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 Parvicardium exiguum (Gmelin, 1791)]
SP Peñas, A. & Almera, J. (2001): Malacofauna asociada a una pradera de Posidonia oceanica (L.) en Mataró (NE de la Península Ibérica), Spira, 1(1): 25-31 [as Parvicardium exiguum (Gmelin, 1791)]

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