Common name of Xenostrobus securis
Common Name Black pygmy mussel
Language English
Type Vernacular
Official Trade Name No
Rank 2 - (Preferred common name (unique))
Country Spain
Ref. Garci, M.E., J.E. Trigo, S. Pascual, A.F. González, F. Rocha and A. Guerra, 2007
Life Stage juveniles and adults
Sex females and males
Core primary lexeme
1st Modifier mod. for size
2nd Modifier color pattern(s)
Remarks 'mussel' from Latin 'musculus'; lit. 'little mouse,' also 'muscle'; like muscle, derived from mus 'mouse' on the perceived similarity of size and shape.
Entered by Pan-Saniano, Marianne
Modified by Pacres-Urriquia, Lealde
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