Taxon profile


Glossus humanus (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Mollusca - mollusks »  class Bivalvia - bivalves »  order Venerida »  family Glossidae »  genus Glossus

Scientific synonyms

Bucardia communis Schumacher, 1817
Buccardium commune Megerle von Mühlfeld, 1811
Cardium humanus Linnaeus, 1758
Chama cor Linnaeus, 1767
Glossus rubicundus Poli, 1795
Isocardia cor var. valentiana Pallary, 1903
Isocardia globosa Lamarck, 1801
Isocardia hibernica Reeve, 1845
Isocardia linnaei Locard, 1886
Isocardia lunulata Nyst, 1835


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Links and literature

EN Galli C.: WMSDB - Wolrdwide Mollusc Species Data Base July 10, 2013 [] [as Glossus humanus (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2013
CZ Pfleger V. (1999): České názvy živočichů III. Měkkýši (Mollusca), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 108 pp. [as Glossus humanus (Linnaeus, 1758)]
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 Glossus humanus (Linnaeus, 1758)]
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 Glossus humanus (Linnaeus, 1758)]

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