Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Mollusca > Class: Bivalvia > Order: Myoida > Family: Pholadidae > Genus: Pholas > Species: Pholas dactylus

Pholas dactylus Linnaeus, 1758

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Not evaluated (IUCN)
Protected by 2 international agreements
Natura 2000 species code 2581

Distribution

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Threat and conservation status

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Natura 2000 sites

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Common names and synonyms

The species has no common names
Synonym Author
Pholas muricata Da Costa, 1778
Pholas hians Solander, 1786
Hypogaea verrucosa Poli, 1795
Pholas callosa Cuvier, 1817
Pholas edwardsi Monterosato, 1878
Pholas dactylina Locard, 1886

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External data

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