Ensis macha (Molina, 1782)

Tasso, Vicente, El Haddad, Mustapha, Assadi, Carolina, Canales, Remy, Aguirre, Luis & Velez-Zuazo, Ximena, 2018, Macrobenthic fauna from an upwelling coastal area of Peru (Warm Temperate South-eastern Pacific province - Humboldtian ecoregion), Biodiversity Data Journal 6, pp. 28937-28937: 28937

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scientific name

Ensis macha (Molina, 1782)
status

 

Ensis macha (Molina, 1782) 

Solen scalprum  King, 1832

Notes

Material examined: Fig. 2. The shell is large ensiform, its valves are equal, narrow and long, parallel border and surface smoothly arched. The anterior border is rounded, while the posterior border is slightly truncated. The umbos are close to the previous border. Externally the periostracum is thin, yellowish to greenish-coffee. The hinge has three cardinal teeth, two in the left valve and one in the right valve. The pallial sinus is broad and short, located towards the posterior end. Types of substrate: soft bottom. Depth / bathymetric range: 8-15 m. Station code: BT1N(8, 10); BT1S(8); BT2N(8, 12, 15); BT2S(8, 10); BT3N(8, 10, 15); BT4N(8).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Mollusca

Class

Bivalvia

Family

Pharidae

Genus

Ensis