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Mya purpurea Montagu, 1808 sensu W. Turton, 1822

751390  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:751390)

 unaccepted (misidentification)
Species
marine
Not documented
Taxonomy Turton (1822) based his new genus Agina on a specimen of Hiatella misidentified as Mya purpurea Montagu, 1808 (=Turtonia...  
Taxonomy Turton (1822) based his new genus Agina on a specimen of Hiatella misidentified as Mya purpurea Montagu, 1808 (=Turtonia minuta (Fabricius, 1780), see Warén (1983: 165). This is a case open to application of ICZN art. 70.3 and there it would be preferable to select Hiatella and therefore avoid to displace the well-known name Turtonia Alder, 1848. [details]
MolluscaBase (2018). Mya purpurea Montagu, 1808 sensu W. Turton, 1822. Accessed at: http://www.molluscabase.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=751390 on 2019-09-23
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basis of record Warén A.W. (1983). Marine Mollusca described by W. Turton and W. Clark. <em>Journal of Conchology.</em> 31: 161-171.
page(s): 165 [details]   
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Taxonomy Turton (1822) based his new genus Agina on a specimen of Hiatella misidentified as Mya purpurea Montagu, 1808 (=Turtonia minuta (Fabricius, 1780), see Warén (1983: 165). This is a case open to application of ICZN art. 70.3 and there it would be preferable to select Hiatella and therefore avoid to displace the well-known name Turtonia Alder, 1848. [details]

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