BIOTIC Species Information for Phaxas pellucidus
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Researched byLizzie Tyler Data supplied byUniversity of Sheffield
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Taxonomy
Scientific namePhaxas pellucidus Common nameRazor shell
MCS CodeW2006 Recent SynonymsCultellus pellucidus

PhylumMollusca Subphylum
Superclass ClassPelecypoda
Subclass OrderVeneroida
Suborder FamilyPharidae
GenusPhaxas Speciespellucidus
Subspecies   

Additional InformationPhaxas pellucidus can be distinguished from other razor shells by the hinge teeth.
Taxonomy References Hayward et al., 1996, Hayward & Ryland, 1995b, Howson & Picton, 1997,
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