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BIVALVIA Linnaeus, 1758 (bivalves)

Sets of Photographs

These relate to individual finds ("biological records") of the organism.

Taxon Summary # images # photos Date Vice-county Country
Bivalvia Dead shell 2 2 22 Aug 2014 South Lancs England

Subtaxa

Rank Taxon #subtaxa #photos #macrophotos #refs
Order ARCOIDA Stoliczka, 1871 (an order of molluscs) 1      
Family GLYCYMERIDIDAE Dall, 1908 (1847) (a family of molluscs) 1      
Species Glycymeris glycymeris (Linnaeus, 1758) (Dog Cockle, Dog-cockle)   12    
Superfamily CORBICULOIDEA (Asiatic clams)       1
Superfamily DREISSENOIDEA (zebra mussels)       1
Subclass HETERODONTA Neumayr, 1884 (a subclass of bivalve molluscs) 33 361 49 16
Order MYOIDA Stoliczka, 1870 (an order of molluscs) 4 41 10 1
Order MYTILOIDA Férussac, 1822 (an order of molluscs) 2      
Family MYTILIDAE Rafinesque, 1815 (a family of molluscs) 2      
Genus Mytilus Linnaeus, 1758 (true mussels) 2 18    
Order OSTREOIDA Férussac, 1822 (an order of molluscs) 2      
Family OSTREIDAE Rafinesque, 1815 (oysters) 2      
Species Crassostrea gigas (Thunberg, 1793) (Pacific Oyster, Portuguese Oyster)   3   1
Species Ostrea edulis Linnaeus, 1758 (Common European Oyster, Flat Oyster, Common Oyster)   6    
Order PECTINOIDA Gray, 1854 (an order of molluscs) 4 60    
Subclass PTERIOMORPHIA (fan mussels) 1      
Order PTERIOIDA Newell, 1965 (fan mussels) 1      
Family PINNIDAE Leach, 1819 (fan mussels) 1      
Species Atrina fragilis (Pennant, 1777) (Fan Mussel)       1
Order UNIONOIDA Stoliczka, 1870 (an order of molluscs) 3      
Family UNIONIDAE Rafinesque, 1820 (a family of freshwater mussels) 3 19 25 1
Superfamily UNIONOIDEA (freshwater mussels)       2

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Marine Bivalves: http://www.conchsoc.org/groupbrowser/Marine%20bivalve Marine Bivalves
Mugga: http://www.mugga.se Mugga
Pfleger, V., 1998 (Freshwater species) A Field Guide in Colour to Molluscs

Freshwater

Ellis, A.E., 1978 British Freshwater Bivalve Mollusca
Janus, H., 1965 The Young Specialist looks at Molluscs
Module 10: identification of Molluscs (Gastropoda and Bivalvia): https://www.fba.org.uk/identification-freshwater-invertebrates-species-level-distance-learning-course Module 10: identification of Molluscs (Gastropoda and Bivalvia)
Pfegler, V. & Chatfield, J., 1988 A Guide to Snails of Britain and Europe

Marine

Biodiversity des algues marines et de la fauna marine des cotes francaises: Manche et Atlantique: http://www.marevita.org/index.php?option=accueil Biodiversity des algues marines et de la fauna marine des cotes francaises: Manche et Atlantique
UK Seashells: http://www.fredandsarah.plus.com/ukseashells UK Seashells
Marine Bivalve Shells of the British Isles: http://naturalhistory.museumwales.ac.uk/britishbivalves/ Marine Bivalve Shells of the British Isles
Tebble, N., 1966 British Bivalve Seashells
Plankton
Newell, G.E. & Newell, R.C., 1973 (larvae) Marine Plankton - a practical guide

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 12 general literature references to BIVALVIA (bivalves)

BIVALVIA may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
ANIMALIA
(animals)
MOLLUSCA
(slugs, snails, bivalves, octopus, sea slugs)

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 38 feeding and other relationships of BIVALVIA (bivalves)

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