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Torbay. Reproduced with kind permission of the Museum of Comparative Zoology from ‘A Survey and Illustrated Catalogue of the Teredinidae’ by RD Turner
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Torbay. Reproduced with kind permission of the Museum of Comparative Zoology from ‘A Survey and Illustrated Catalogue of the Teredinidae’ by RD Turner
M012050

Torbay. Reproduced with kind permission of the Museum of Comparative Zoology from ‘A Survey and Illustrated Catalogue of the Teredinidae’ by RD Turner
M012051
Teredo navalis Linnaeus, 1758
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Teredo navalis Linnaeus, 1758

Pholadoidea : Teredinidae
Tebble name: Teredo navalis Linnaeus
Smith & Heppell name: Teredo navalis L.,1758 1758

Pallet variable, without ridge, distal margin of inner face slightly concave to moderately u-shaped. Outer margin deeply u-shaped. Periostracum pale yellow, covering distal half and extending as narrow margin.



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Distribution & Ecology


Recorded from scattered localities around Britain but mostly in the English Channel, SW England and the Irish Sea.

Depth Range
Intertidal


Juveniles & Similar Species

Juvenile Description

Key Features & Similar Species

Additional Comments

Pholadoidea : Teredinidae

References


Listed are literature citing Teredo navalis Linnaeus, 1758. Reference containing the species Type Description is highlighted.
Linnaeus C 1758. Systema Naturae. Editio decima. 1. Regnum Animale Holmiae, Laurentii Salvii. 824pp.
Turner R D 1966. A Survey and Illustrated Catalogue of the Teredinidae The Museum of Comparative Zoology. 265pp.

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  • Conchological Society of Great Britain & Ireland
    Provides resources for understanding, identifying, recording, and conserving molluscs
  • CLEMAM
    Check List of European Marine Mollusca
  • MarLIN
    The Marine Life Information Network for Britain and Ireland (MarLIN) provides information for marine environmental management, protection and education. It is a centre of excellence in spatially based and time-series marine biological information and supports good stewardship in the marine environment.
  • NBN Gateway
    National Biodiversity Network's Gateway. Use it to explore UK biodiversity data, as contributed by participating data providers.
  • BivAToL
  • MarBEF
  • Malacological Society
  • Unitas Malacologica
  • Census of Marine Life
  • MarBEF
    MarBEF, a network of excellence funded by the European Union and consisting of 94 European marine institutes, is a platform to integrate and disseminate knowledge and expertise on marine biodiversity, with links to researchers, industry, stakeholders and the general public.

Record last modified - 15/01/2014