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Ensis macha (Molina, 1782)

To MNHN Type collection (IM-2000-31622)
To MNHN Type collec...

413610  (

Not documented
Note Isla Chiloe, Chile  
From other sources
Type locality Isla Chiloe, Chile [details]
MolluscaBase (2019). MolluscaBase. Ensis macha (Molina, 1782). Accessed at: on 2019-12-12
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original description  (of Solen scalprum P. P. King, 1832) King, P.P. (1832) Description of the Cirrhipeda, Conchifera and Mollusca, in a collection formed by the officers of H.M.S. Adventure and Beagle employed between the years 1826 and 1830 in surveying the southern coasts of South America, including the Straits of Magalhaens and the coast of Tierra del Fuego. <i>Zoological Journal</i>, 5: 332-349. [July 1832; for the date and authorship of this work, see Coan, Petit & Zelaya, 2011, <i>The Nautilus</i> 125(2): 86-88], available online at
page(s): 335 [details]   

additional source Vierna J., Cuperus J., Martínez-Lage A., Jansen J.M., Perina A., Van Pelt H. & González-Tizón, A.M. (2014) Species delimitation and DNA barcoding of Atlantic <i>Ensis</i> (Bivalvia, Pharidae). <i>Zoologica Scripta</i> 43(2): 161–171. [Published online 3 September 2013; Code-compliant paper version published March 2014], available online at [details]   
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 

From other sources
Diagnosis Molina, 1782 (as Solen macha). Saggio Storia Naturale Chile: 203; 348; Hist. Chile, 1 (Madrid, 1788): 222. [details]

Type locality Isla Chiloe, Chile [details]

To MNHN Type collection (IM-2000-31622)
To MNHN Type collec...
[hosted externally; from synonym]

To NMNH Extant Collection (Solen scalprum Holotype USNM 5889)
To NMNH Extant Coll...
[hosted externally; from synonym]

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