Species Account

Bankia bipennata (Turton, 1819)

Pholadoidea : Teredinidae

Tebble name: n/a
Smith & Heppell name: Bankia bipennata (Turton, 1819)

Pallets composed of numerous segments on a long stalk, segments cone-shaped. Cones tapering with serrated margins and laterally extended into long awns; periostracal margin of cones narrow.

Distribution & Ecology

Recorded from the Irish Sea and Western Approaches.

Depth Range

Additional Information & Related Species


Listed are literature citing Bankia bipennata (Turton, 1819). Reference containing the species Type Description is highlighted.

Turner R D 1966. A Survey and Illustrated Catalogue of the Teredinidae The Museum of Comparative Zoology. 265pp.
Turton W 1819. A conchological dictionary of the British Islands London. 272pp, 28pls.


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Record last modified: 17/05/2016