Many people know organisms only by the common names, or "vernacular" names. Unlike scientific names, common names are almost always different for speakers of different languages. They may also vary regionally within a language. This tab shows all the common names provided to EOL for this organism from a variety of providers, including EOL curators. Currently we can only set one preferred common name per language on a given EOL page, but all the names should be searchable.

Common names listed by language

Preferred marks the preferred name for each language.


Name Sources Status
softshell clam Paleobiology Database Trusted


Name Sources Status
海螂科 Taxonomic Hierarchy of COL-China 2012 Trusted


Name Sources Status
gapers World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted


Name Sources Status
Hietasimpukat Kari Pihlaviita Trusted


Name Sources Status
Klaffmuscheln Hans-Martin Braun Trusted
Sandklaffmuscheln Hans-Martin Braun Trusted


Name Sources Status
sandmusslor World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Trusted


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