Species Account

Bankia fimbriatula Moll & Roch, 1931

Pholadoidea : Teredinidae

Tebble name: Bankia fimbriatula (Moll & Roch)
Smith & Heppell name: Bankia fimbriatula (Moll & Roch, 1931)

Pallets composed of numerous segments on a long stalk, segments cone-shaped. Cones tapering with serrated margins, those on outer face very short; laterally extended into long awns; periostracal margin of cones wide

Distribution & Ecology

Recorded rarely from the western English Channel.

Depth Range

Additional Information & Related Species


Listed are literature citing Bankia fimbriatula Moll & Roch, 1931. Reference containing the species Type Description is highlighted.

Moll F & Roch F 1931. The Teredinidae of the British Museum, The Natural History Museum at Glasgow and the Jeffreys collection. Proceedings of the Malacological Society of London. 19: 201-218.
Turner R D 1966. A Survey and Illustrated Catalogue of the Teredinidae The Museum of Comparative Zoology. 265pp.


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Record last modified: 17/05/2016