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Arca bouvieri P. Fischer, 1874

225153  (

Arca batana Rochebrune in Lamy, 1907 (name introduced in synonymy, therefore not available nomenclaturally)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Fischer P. 1874. Diagnoses specierum novarum. <i>Journal de Conchyliologie</i>, 22: 205-206, available online at
page(s): 206 [details]   
MolluscaBase eds. (2020). MolluscaBase. Arca bouvieri P. Fischer, 1874. Accessed at: on 2020-05-29
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original description Fischer P. 1874. Diagnoses specierum novarum. <i>Journal de Conchyliologie</i>, 22: 205-206, available online at
page(s): 206 [details]   

original description  (of Arca batana Rochebrune in Lamy, 1907) Lamy, E. (1907). Révision des <i>Arca</i> vivants du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle de Paris. <em>Journal de Conchyliologie</i.</em> 55: 1-111, 199-307; pl. 1, 3., available online at [details]   

original description  (of Arca sanctaehelenae E. A. Smith, 1890) Smith E.A. (1890). Report on the marine molluscan fauna of the island of St. Helena. <em>Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London.</em> (for 1890): 247-317, pls 21-24., available online at
page(s): 305, pl. 22 figs 8-8b; note: originally spelled sanctæ-helenæ [details]   

basis of record Ardovini, R.; Cossignani, T. (2004). West African seashells (including Azores, Madeira and Canary Is.) = Conchiglie dell'Africa Occidentale (incluse Azzorre, Madeira e Canarie). English-Italian edition. L'Informatore Piceno: Ancona, Italy. ISBN 88-86070-11-X. 319 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Bernard, P.A. (Ed.) (1984). Coquillages du Gabon [Shells of Gabon]. Pierre A. Bernard: Libreville, Gabon. 140, 75 plates pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Huber, M. (2010). Compendium of bivalves. A full-color guide to 3,300 of the world's marine bivalves. A status on Bivalvia after 250 years of research. Hackenheim: ConchBooks. 901 pp., 1 CD-ROM. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Gofas, S.; Afonso, J.P.; Brandào, M. (Ed.). (S.a.). Conchas e Moluscos de Angola = Coquillages et Mollusques d'Angola. [Shells and molluscs of Angola]. Universidade Agostinho / Elf Aquitaine Angola: Angola. 140 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

identification resource Cosel R. von & Gofas S. (2019). Marine bivalves of tropical West Africa: from Rio de Oro to southern Angola. <em>Faune et Flore Tropicales.</em> 48: 1-1104.
page(s): 110-111 [details]   
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 


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