NARMS taxon details

Venus Linnaeus, 1758

138648  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:138648)

accepted
Genus
Venus verrucosa Linnaeus, 1758 (type by subsequent designation)
Species Venus casina Linnaeus, 1758
Species Venus nux Gmelin, 1791
Species Venus verrucosa Linnaeus, 1758

Species Venus corrugatula Krynicki, 1837 accepted as Chamelea gallina (Linnaeus, 1758) (nomen nudum)

Subgenus Venus (Cytherea) Lamarck, 1805 accepted as Cytherea Lamarck, 1805 accepted as Meretrix Lamarck, 1799
Subgenus Venus (Tapes) Megerle von Mühlfeld, 1811 accepted as Tapes Megerle von Mühlfeld, 1811
Species Venus aenea W. Turton, 1819 accepted as Venerupis aurea (Gmelin, 1791) accepted as Polititapes aureus (Gmelin, 1791)
Species Venus alopis Brusina, 1870 accepted as Timoclea ovata (Pennant, 1777) (synonym)
Species Venus analis Philippi, 1851 accepted as Ruditapes philippinarum (Adams & Reeve, 1850) (dubious synonym)
Species Venus araneosa Philippi, 1847 accepted as Polititapes aureus (Gmelin, 1791) (synonym)
Species Venus astartoides Beck in Middendorf, 1849 accepted as Liocyma fluctuosa (Gould, 1841)
Species Venus aurea Gmelin, 1791 accepted as Polititapes aureus (Gmelin, 1791) (original combination)
Species Venus beudantii Payraudeau, 1826 accepted as Venerupis aurea (Gmelin, 1791) accepted as Polititapes aureus (Gmelin, 1791)
Species Venus bicolor Lamarck, 1818 accepted as Venerupis aurea (Gmelin, 1791) accepted as Polititapes aureus (Gmelin, 1791)
Species Venus biradiata Risso, 1826 accepted as Clausinella fasciata (da Costa, 1778)
Species Venus borealis Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Lucinoma borealis (Linnaeus, 1767)
Species Venus brongniartii Payraudeau, 1826 accepted as Clausinella fasciata (da Costa, 1778)
Species Venus buccardium Born, 1778 accepted as Arctica islandica (Linnaeus, 1767)
Species Venus busschaerdi Requien, 1848 accepted as Clausinella fasciata (da Costa, 1778)
Species Venus callipyga Born, 1778 accepted as Circenita callipyga (Born, 1778)
Species Venus cancellata Delle Chiaje, 1841 accepted as Digitaria digitaria (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Venus casinula Deshayes in Bory de Saint-Vincent, 1833 accepted as Venus casina Linnaeus, 1758
Species Venus catenifera Lamarck, 1818 accepted as Venerupis aurea (Gmelin, 1791) accepted as Polititapes aureus (Gmelin, 1791)
Species Venus chione Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Callista chione (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Venus compressa Montagu, 1808 accepted as Astarte montagui (Dillwyn, 1817)
Species Venus consobrina Deshayes, 1854 accepted as Venus casina Linnaeus, 1758
Species Venus corrugata Gmelin, 1791 accepted as Venerupis corrugata (Gmelin, 1791)
Species Venus corrugatula Siemaschko, 1847 accepted as Chamelea gallina (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Venus crenulata Risso, 1826 accepted as Astarte fusca (Poli, 1791)
Species Venus cygnus (Lamarck, 1818) accepted as Venus casina Linnaeus, 1758
Species Venus cyprinoides Anton, 1838 accepted as Mercenaria mercenaria (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Venus cyrilli Scacchi, 1832 accepted as Gouldia minima (Montagu, 1803)
Species Venus danmonia Montagu, 1808 accepted as Astarte sulcata (da Costa, 1778)
Species Venus decussata Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Ruditapes decussatus (Linnaeus, 1758) (original combination)
Species Venus discina Lamarck, 1818 accepted as Venus casina Linnaeus, 1758
Species Venus duminyi Requien, 1848 accepted as Clausinella fasciata (da Costa, 1778)
Species Venus dura Gmelin, 1791 accepted as Polititapes durus (Gmelin, 1791)
Species Venus effossa Philippi, 1836 accepted as Globivenus effossa (Philippi, 1836)
Species Venus exoleta Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Dosinia exoleta (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Venus fasciata accepted as Clausinella fasciata (da Costa, 1778) (synonym)
Species Venus ferröensis Röding, 1798 accepted as Arctica islandica (Linnaeus, 1767)
Species Venus florida Poli, 1795 accepted as Ruditapes decussatus (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Venus florida Lamarck, 1818 accepted as Polititapes aureus (Gmelin, 1791) (synonym)
Species Venus floridella Lamarck, 1818 accepted as Venerupis aurea (Gmelin, 1791) accepted as Polititapes aureus (Gmelin, 1791)
Species Venus fluctuosa Gould, 1841 accepted as Liocyma fluctuosa (Gould, 1841) (original combination)
Species Venus fusca Gmelin, 1791 accepted as Ruditapes decussatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Venus gallina Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Chamelea gallina (Linnaeus, 1758) (original combination)
Species Venus geographica Gmelin, 1791 accepted as Venerupis geographica (Gmelin, 1791)
Species Venus gibba Danilo & Sandri, 1856 accepted as Coralliophaga lithophagella (Lamarck, 1819) (dubious synonym)
Species Venus gibbula Gmelin, 1791 accepted as Scrobicularia plana (da Costa, 1778)
Species Venus giraudi Gay, 1858 accepted as Venus casina Linnaeus, 1758
Species Venus incompta Philippi, 1836 accepted as Mysia undata (Pennant, 1777)
Species Venus incrassata Brocchi, 1814 accepted as Astarte fusca (Poli, 1791)
Species Venus innominata Danilo & Sandri, 1856 accepted as Polititapes rhomboides (Pennant, 1777)
Species Venus inquinata Lamarck, 1818 accepted as Gouldia minima (Montagu, 1803)
Species Venus islandica Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Arctica islandica (Linnaeus, 1767) (original combination)
Species Venus joenia Benoit & Granata, 1878 accepted as Venus casina Linnaeus, 1758
Species Venus lactea Donovan, 1803 accepted as Venus casina Linnaeus, 1758
Species Venus laminosa Laskey, 1811 accepted as Chamelea striatula (da Costa, 1778)
Species Venus lemanii Payraudeau, 1826 accepted as Venus verrucosa Linnaeus, 1758
Species Venus lincta Pulteney, 1799 accepted as Dosinia lupinus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Venus lithophaga Retzius, 1788 accepted as Petricola lithophaga (Retzius, 1788)
Species Venus lithophaga Danilo & Sandri, 1856 accepted as Venerupis corrugata (Gmelin, 1791) (synonym)
Species Venus longone Olivi, 1792 accepted as Polititapes rhomboides (Pennant, 1777)
Species Venus lupinus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Dosinia lupinus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Venus lupinus Brocchi, 1814 accepted as Diplodonta rotundata (Montagu, 1803) (Invalid: junior homonym of Venus lupinus Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Venus lusitanica Gmelin, 1791 accepted as Chamelea striatula (da Costa, 1778)
Species Venus mercenaria Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Mercenaria mercenaria (Linnaeus, 1758) (original combination)
Species Venus miliaris Philippi, 1844 accepted as Kelliella miliaris (Philippi, 1844) (original combination)
Species Venus minima Montagu, 1803 accepted as Gouldia minima (Montagu, 1803) (original combination)
Species Venus minuta Fabricius, 1780 accepted as Turtonia minuta (Fabricius, 1780) (original combination)
Species Venus montagui Dillwyn, 1817 accepted as Astarte montagui (Dillwyn, 1817)
Species Venus myrrha Brusina, 1870 accepted as Timoclea ovata (Pennant, 1777) (synonym)
Species Venus nitens W. Turton, 1819 accepted as Venerupis aurea (Gmelin, 1791) accepted as Polititapes aureus (Gmelin, 1791)
Species Venus nitens Scacchi & Philippi in Philippi, 1844 accepted as Venerupis aurea (Gmelin, 1791) accepted as Polititapes aureus (Gmelin, 1791)
Species Venus notata Say, 1822 accepted as Mercenaria mercenaria (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Venus nuciformis Locard, 1886 accepted as Venus nux Gmelin, 1791
Species Venus nucleus Statuti, 1880 accepted as Chamelea gallina (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Venus nuculata Locard, 1891 accepted as Chamelea gallina (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Venus obscura Gmelin, 1791 accepted as Ruditapes decussatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Venus ochropicta Krynicki, 1837 accepted as Pitar rudis (Poli, 1795)
Species Venus ovata Pennant, 1777 accepted as Timoclea ovata (Pennant, 1777) (synonym)
Species Venus pallei Requien, 1848 accepted as Polititapes aureus (Gmelin, 1791) (synonym)
Species Venus pallida W. Turton, 1822 accepted as Chamelea striatula (da Costa, 1778)
Species Venus papyracea Gray, 1825 accepted as Clementia papyracea (Gmelin, 1791)
Species Venus pectinata Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Gafrarium pectinatum (Linnaeus, 1758) (original combination)
Species Venus pectinula Lamarck, 1818 accepted as Timoclea ovata (Pennant, 1777)
Species Venus pectunculus Brocchi, 1814 accepted as Pitar rudis (Poli, 1795)
Species Venus pennanti Forbes, 1838 accepted as Chamelea striatula (da Costa, 1778) (synonym)
Species Venus petagnae O. G. Costa, 1830 accepted as Astarte fusca (Poli, 1791)
Species Venus petalina Lamarck, 1818 accepted as Venerupis aurea (Gmelin, 1791) accepted as Polititapes aureus (Gmelin, 1791)
Species Venus phaseolina Lamarck, 1818 accepted as Venerupis aurea (Gmelin, 1791) accepted as Polititapes aureus (Gmelin, 1791)
Species Venus philippinarum Adams & Reeve, 1850 accepted as Ruditapes philippinarum (Adams & Reeve, 1850) (original combination)
Species Venus picturata Requien, 1848 accepted as Polititapes aureus (Gmelin, 1791) (synonym)
Species Venus pitar Röding, 1798 accepted as Arctica islandica (Linnaeus, 1767)
Species Venus prideauxiana Couch, 1841 accepted as Chamelea striatula (da Costa, 1778)
Species Venus pulchella Lamarck, 1818 accepted as Venerupis aurea (Gmelin, 1791) accepted as Polititapes aureus (Gmelin, 1791)
Species Venus pullastra Montagu, 1803 accepted as Venerupis corrugata (Gmelin, 1791)
Species Venus pumila Lamarck, 1818 accepted as Gouldia minima (Montagu, 1803)
Species Venus punctulata Gmelin, 1791 accepted as Venerupis corrugata (Gmelin, 1791)
Species Venus radiata Brocchi, 1814 accepted as Timoclea ovata (Pennant, 1777)
Species Venus rariflamma Lamarck, 1818 accepted as Polititapes durus (Gmelin, 1791)
Species Venus reflexa Montagu, 1808 (unaccepted)
Species Venus rhomboides Pennant, 1777 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Venus roemeriana Issel, 1869 (unaccepted)
Species Venus rudis Poli, 1795 (unaccepted)
Species Venus rusterucii Payraudeau, 1826 (unaccepted)
Species Venus sanguinolenta Gmelin, 1791 (unaccepted)
Species Venus sarniensis W. Turton, 1822 (unaccepted)
Species Venus saxatilis Fleuriau de Bellevue, 1802 (unaccepted)
Species Venus scotica Maton & Racket, 1807 (unaccepted)
Species Venus senegalensis Gmelin, 1791 (unaccepted)
Species Venus sinuata Born, 1778 (unaccepted)
Species Venus spinifera Montagu, 1803 (unaccepted)
Species Venus subcordata Montagu, 1803 (unaccepted)
Species Venus submercenaria Palmer, 1927 (unaccepted)
Species Venus tenorii O. G. Costa, 1830 (unaccepted)
Species Venus textilis Gmelin, 1791 (unaccepted)
Species Venus texturata Lamarck, 1818 (unaccepted)
Species Venus triangularis Montagu, 1803 (unaccepted)
Species Venus truncata Lamarck, 1818 (unaccepted)
Species Venus undata Pennant, 1777 (unaccepted)
Species Venus variegata Gmelin, 1791 (unaccepted)
Species Venus vesta Brusina, 1870 (unaccepted)
Species Venus virago Lovén, 1846 (unaccepted)
Species Venus ziczac Pearse, 1936 (unaccepted)
marine
Linnaeus, C. (1758). <i>Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis</i>. Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 
MolluscaBase (2018). Venus Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvanitidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2018) European Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marbef.org/data/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=138648 on 2019-12-14
Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvanitidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2019). European Register of Marine Species. Venus Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed at: http://www.vliz.be/vmdcdata/narms/narms.php?p=taxdetails&id=138648 on 2019-12-14
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2005-04-14 07:47:17Z
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2010-09-10 13:08:08Z
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2011-03-14 19:17:39Z
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2013-05-14 19:49:43Z
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original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). <i>Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis</i>. Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

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]   

subsequent type designation Gray J.E. (1847). A list of the genera of recent mollusca, their synonyma and types. <em>Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London.</em> 15: 129-219., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/12862913 [details]   
 
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