Species Account

Nototeredo norvagica (Spengler, 1792)

Pholadoidea : Teredinidae

Tebble name: Nototeredo norvagicus (Spengler)
Smith & Heppell name: Nototeredo norvegica (Spengler, 1792)

Pallets obscurely segmented having a ribbed or striated appearance; blade paddle shaped broadest distally.

Distribution & Ecology

A borer into wooden structures, recorded from all around the coasts of Britain and Ireland.

Depth Range
Continental Shelf (to 200m)

Additional Information & Related Species


Listed are literature citing Nototeredo norvagica (Spengler, 1792). Reference containing the species Type Description is highlighted.

Spengler L 1792. Betragtninger og Anmærkninger ved den Linneiske Slægt Pholas blant de mangeskallede Muskeler, med dens hidindtil bekiendte gamle og nye Arter, samt den dermed i Forbindelse staaende Slægt Teredo Linn.. Skrivter af Naturhistorie-Selskabet. 2:
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