Genus donax in the peruvian coast (bivalvia: Telllnoidea)

Carlos Paredes, Franz Cardoso

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In the present paper the species of Donax Linnaeus, 1758 in Peru are reviewed. The presence of 7 out of the 11 species is confirmed: D. asper Hanley. 1845; D. caelatus rothi Coan, 1983; D. obesulus Reeve, 1854; D. carinatus Hanley, 1843; D. transversus Sowerby 1,1825; D. cafifomicus Conrad, 1837 and D. marincovichi Coan, 1983; in addition, one is recorded for the first time (D. punctatostriatus Hanley, 1843) in Peruvian waters. Information on the distribution geographical and some ecological relations is presented.
Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)83-93
Number of pages11
JournalRevista Peruana de Biologia
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2001


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