Anomia ephippium Linnaeus, 1758
(saddle oyster)

Taxonomic hierarchy:
SpeciesAnomia ephippium (saddle oyster)
FamilyANOMIIDAE (saddle oysters)
OrderPECTINOIDA (an order of molluscs)
ClassBIVALVIA (bivalves)
PhylumMOLLUSCA (slugs, snails, bivalves, octopus, sea slugs)
SuperphylumLOPHOTROCHOZOA (molluscs and relatives)
CladeBilateria (bilaterally symmetrical animals)
SubkingdomEUMETAZOA (metazoans)
KingdomANIMALIA (animals)
DomainEukaryota (eukaryotes)
LifeBIOTA (living things)
Records of Anomia ephippium (Saddle Oyster) :
1: Anomia ephippium (Saddle Oyster) IDENTIFICATION UNCERTAIN
21 Mar 2008 OSGR: SW83 50° 10' N, 4° 60' W Vice County: East Cornwall (VC 2) England
tiny shells stuck to pebbles on foreshore
Image 1: Spat - in situ - close-up - enlargedImage 2: Spats - in situ - close-up - enlarged
2: Anomia ephippium (Saddle Oyster)
19 Mar 2008 OSGR: SW86 50° 30' N, 5° 0' W Vice County: West Cornwall (VC 1) England
Dead shells (left valves) washed up on beach
Image 1: Left (upper) valve - inner surface - dark backgroundImage 2: Left (upper) valve - inner surface - dark background (2)Image 3: Left (upper) valve - inner surface - dark background (3)Image 4: Left (upper) valve - inner surface - dark background (4)Image 5: Left (upper) valve - inner surface - dark background (5)Image 6: Left (upper) valve - inner surface - dark background (6)Image 7: Left (upper) valve - outer surface - dark backgroundImage 8: Left (upper) valve - outer surface - dark background (2)Image 9: Left (upper) valve - outer surface - dark background (3)Image 10: Left (upper) valve - outer surface - dark background (4)Image 11: Left (upper) valve - outer surface - dark background (5)Image 12: Left (upper) valve - outer surface - dark background (6)Image 13: Left (upper) valves - inner surfaces - dark backgroundImage 14: Left (upper) valves - outer surfaces - dark backgroundImage 15: Left (upper) valve - muscle scars - close-up - enlargedImage 16: Left (upper) valve - muscle scars - close-up - enlarged (2)Image 17: Left (upper) valve - muscle scars - close-up - enlarged (3)
3: Anomia ephippium (Saddle Oyster)
9 Jul 1969 Vice County: West Cork (VC H03) Eire
Image 1: In situ

Anomia ephippium (Saddle Oyster) may be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

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