Species Account

Lyrodus pedicellatus (Quatrefages, 1849)

Pholadoidea : Teredinidae

Tebble name: Lyrodus pedicellatus (Quatrefages)
Smith & Heppell name: Lyrodus pedicellatus (Quatrefages, 1849)

Pallets not segmented, calcareous part a single piece with a prominent periostracal cap. Calcareous part conical distally, periostracal cap straight sided.

Distribution & Ecology

A southern species with recorded strandings on the Channel Islands and Cornwall.

Depth Range

Additional Information & Related Species


Listed are literature citing Lyrodus pedicellatus (Quatrefages, 1849). Reference containing the species Type Description is highlighted.

Quatrefages A de 1849. Mémoire sur le genre Taret (Teredo Linn.). Annales des Sciences Naturelles (Zool. Bio. Anim.). 11: 19-64, pls 1-5.
Turner R D 1966. A Survey and Illustrated Catalogue of the Teredinidae The Museum of Comparative Zoology. 265pp.


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