The identification of British species of the genus Ensis Schumacher (Lamellibranchiata)

@inproceedings{Holme1951TheIO,
  title={The identification of British species of the genus Ensis Schumacher (Lamellibranchiata)},
  author={N. A. Holme},
  year={1951}
}
Winckworth (1932) lists three British species in the genus Ensis Schumacher. Two of these, E. ensis (L.) and E. siliqua (L.), are recorded by Linnaeus in the genus Solen; the third, E. arcuatus (Jeffreys), was considered by Jeffreys (1863) to be a variety of E. siliqua. Winckworth has, however, raised it to specific rank, without giving any reasons. In the present paper Winckworth's c1assifica, tion is followed, a note on the validity of the species appeari!lg at the end. Examination of… CONTINUE READING

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