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Modiolus modiolus


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lexID:
6396 
Scientific:
Modiolus modiolus 
German:
Pferdemuschel, Große Miesmuschel 
English:
Northern horsemussel, Common horsemussel 
Category:
Bivalves 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Bivalvia (Class) > Mytilida (Order) > Mytilidae (Family) > Modiolus (Genus) > modiolus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Linnaeus, ), 1758 
Occurrence:
Alaska, Atlantique nord, Atlantique Ouest, Canada, Chine, îles britanniques, littoraux européens, Mer arktique, Mer du Nord, Mexique (Nord-est du Pacifique), Pacifique Est, Scandinavie, USA 
Size:
16 cm - 22 cm 
Temperature:
2°C - 27°C 
Food:
Suspension feeder, Filter feeder, plancton 
Tank:
~ 150 Liter 
Difficulty:
Pour aquariophiles éprouvés 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
  • Modiolus americanus
  • Modiolus areolatus
  • Modiolus auriculatus
  • Modiolus aurum
  • Modiolus capax
  • Modiolus carpenteri
  • Modiolus carvalhoi
  • Modiolus cecillii
  • Modiolus cochlear
 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2013-11-10 13:35:01 

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(Linnaeus, 1758)

Synonyms:
Modiola gigantea Clessin, 1889
Modiola grandis Philippi, 1844
Modiola modiolus
Modiola papuana Lamarck, 1801
Modiola vulgaris Fleming, 1828
Modiolus kurilensis F. R. Bernard, 1983
Musculus modulus Röding, 1798
Mytilus curtus Pennant, 1777
Mytilus curvirostrus da Costa, 1778
Mytilus modiolus Linnaeus, 1758
Mytilus modiolus var. ovata Jeffreys, 1864
Mytilus umbilicatus Pennant, 1777
Volsella difficilis Kuroda & Habe, 1950

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