Taxon profile


Dog cockle
Glycymeris glycymeris (Linnaeus, 1758)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Mollusca - mollusks »  class Bivalvia - bivalves »  order Arcida »  family Glycymerididae »  genus Glycymeris

Scientific synonyms

Arca flammulata Renier, 1804
Arca glycymeris Linnaeus, 1758
Arca gycymeris
Arca minima Turton, 1819
Arca pulchella Gmelin, 1791
Glycymeris orbicularis da Costa, 1778
Pectunculus glycymeris var. bavayi B.D.D., 1891
Pectunculus glycymeris var. globosa Jeffreys, 1869
Pectunculus glycymeris var. obscura B.D.D., 1891
Pectunculus lineatus Philippi, 1836

Other names

= European bittersweet


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Links and literature

EN Galli C.: WMSDB - Wolrdwide Mollusc Species Data Base July 10, 2013 [] [as Glycymeris glycymeris (Linnaeus, 1758)]
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 Glycymeris glycymeris (Linné, 1758)]
CZ Pfleger V. (1999): České názvy živočichů III. Měkkýši (Mollusca), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 108 pp. [as Glycymeris glycymeris (LINNÉ, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 11 November 2013

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