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Ensis minor (Chenu, 1843)

140734  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:140734)

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Ensis siculus van Urk, 1964 · unaccepted (dubious synonym)

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(of Ensis siliqua var. minor Chenu, 1843) Chenu J.C. (1842-1854). Illustrations conchyliologiques, ou description et figures de toutes les coquilles connues, vivantes et fossiles. Paris. 85 parts in 4 volumes.
page(s): Solen, pl. 3 fig. 3, 3a. [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Distribution New Jersey to Florida to Texas  
Distribution New Jersey to Florida to Texas [details]

Taxonomy Some authors mention two subspecies: Ensis minor minor and Ensis minor subarcuatus Van Urk, 1964 (see Van Urk, 1964a, b;...  
Taxonomy Some authors mention two subspecies: Ensis minor minor and Ensis minor subarcuatus Van Urk, 1964 (see Van Urk, 1964a, b; Janssen, 1975). Both species appear to be sympatric pointing towards to ecotype concept, such as Janson & Ward (1985) mentioned in his discussion on the status of Littorina tenebrosa[details]
MolluscaBase eds. (2024). MolluscaBase. Ensis minor (Chenu, 1843). Accessed at: https://www.molluscabase.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=140734 on 2024-04-13
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original description  (of Ensis siliqua var. minor Chenu, 1843) Chenu J.C. (1842-1854). Illustrations conchyliologiques, ou description et figures de toutes les coquilles connues, vivantes et fossiles. Paris. 85 parts in 4 volumes.
page(s): Solen, pl. 3 fig. 3, 3a. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Ensis siculus van Urk, 1964) van Urk R.M. (1964). The genus <i>Ensis</i> in Europe. <i>Basteria 28</i>: 13-44, available online at https://natuurtijdschriften.nl/pub/596459 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

original description  (of Solen siliqua minor Chenu, 1843) Chenu J.C. (1842-1854). Illustrations conchyliologiques, ou description et figures de toutes les coquilles connues, vivantes et fossiles. Paris. 85 parts in 4 volumes. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Ensis minor var. subarcuata van Urk, 1964) van Urk R.M. (1964). The genus <i>Ensis</i> in Europe. <i>Basteria 28</i>: 13-44, available online at https://natuurtijdschriften.nl/pub/596459 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record Cosel R. von, 2009. The razor shells of the eastern Atlantic, part 2. Pharidae II: the genus <i>Ensis</i> Schumacher, 1817 (Bivalvia, Solenoidea). <i>Basteria</i>, 73: 9-56 , available online at http://natuurtijdschriften.nl/download?type=document&docid=597354 [details]   

additional source Vierna, J.; Cuperus, J.; Martínez-Lage, A.; Jansen, J. M.; Perina, A.; Van Pelt, H.; González-Tizón, A. M. (2013). Species delimitation and DNA barcoding of Atlantic Ensis (Bivalvia, Pharidae). <em>Zoologica Scripta.</em> 43(2): 161-171., available online at http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/zsc.12038/abstract [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
   

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Distribution New Jersey to Florida to Texas [details]

Taxonomy Some authors mention two subspecies: Ensis minor minor and Ensis minor subarcuatus Van Urk, 1964 (see Van Urk, 1964a, b; Janssen, 1975). Both species appear to be sympatric pointing towards to ecotype concept, such as Janson & Ward (1985) mentioned in his discussion on the status of Littorina tenebrosa[details]
LanguageName 
Dutch kleine tafelmesheftklein tafelmesheftklein mesheft  [details]
English minor jackknife clam  [details]
French couteau  [details]

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