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Macoma calcarea (Gmelin, 1791)

141580  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:141580)

accepted
Species
marine
(ofTellina calcarea Gmelin, 1791) Gmelin J.F. (1791). Vermes. In: Gmelin J.F. (Ed.) Caroli a Linnaei Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Ed. 13. Tome 1(6). G.E. Beer, Lipsiae [Leipzig]. pp. 3021-3910. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/83098#5 [details]   
Distribution Greenland to Long Island, New York; Bering Sea to Washington  
Distribution Greenland to Long Island, New York; Bering Sea to Washington [details]
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original description  (ofMacoma tenera Leach, 1819) Leach W.E. (1819). A list of invertebrate animals discovered by H. M. S. Isabella, in a voyage to the Arctic regions: corrected by W. E. Leach. Appendix II. [in] Ross J. London. <em>A voyage of discovery in His Majesty's ships Isabella and Alexander (in 1818) for the purpose of exploring Baffin's Bay and enquiring into the possibility of a northwest passage.</em> xxxix+252 pp., 29 pls, 3 maps. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofTellina calcarea Gmelin, 1791) Gmelin J.F. (1791). Vermes. In: Gmelin J.F. (Ed.) Caroli a Linnaei Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Ed. 13. Tome 1(6). G.E. Beer, Lipsiae [Leipzig]. pp. 3021-3910. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/83098#5 [details]   

original description  (ofTellina lata Gmelin, 1791) Gmelin J.F. (1791). Vermes. In: Gmelin J.F. (Ed.) Caroli a Linnaei Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Ed. 13. Tome 1(6). G.E. Beer, Lipsiae [Leipzig]. pp. 3021-3910. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/83098#5 [details]   

original description  (ofTellina proxima Brown, 1839) Smith J. (1839). On the last changes in the relative levels of the land and sea in the British Islands. <i>Memoirs of the Wernerian Natural History Society (Edinburgh) 8</i>: 49-113 pl. 1-2, available online at http://books.google.es/books?id=TEIXAQAAIAAJ&pg=PA1 [details]   

original description  (ofTellina sabulosa Mörch, 1857) Mørch O. A. (1857). Fortegnelse over Grønlands Bløddyr. [in] Rink, Grønland geographisk og statistik beskrivet. Kjøbenhavn, Louis Klein : 75-100, available online at http://books.google.com/books?id=lGUwAQAAMAAJ [details]   

original description  (ofTellina sordida Couthouy, 1838) Couthouy, J. P. (1838). Descriptions of new species of Mollusca and shells, and remarks on several Polypii, found in Massachussets Bay. <em>Boston Journal of Natural History.</em> 2(1): 53-111., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/32266711 [details]   

original description  (ofTellina subulosa Spengler, 1798) Spengler L. (1798). Over det toskallede Slægt Tellinerne. <i>Skrivter af Naturhistorie-Selskabet, Kiøbenhavn. 4(2)</i>: 67-121, pl. 12., available online at http://gdz.sub.uni-goettingen.de/dms/load/img/?PID=PPN608227374_0004%7CLOG_0030 [details]   

basis of record Gofas, S.; Le Renard, J.; Bouchet, P. (2001). Mollusca. in: Costello, M.J. et al. (eds), European Register of Marine Species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. <em>Patrimoines Naturels.</em> 50: 180-213. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Gosner, K. L. (1971). Guide to identification of marine and estuarine invertebrates: Cape Hatteras to the Bay of Fundy. <em>John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</em> 693 p. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Abbott R. T. (1974). American seashells. The marine Mollusca of the Atlantic and Pacific coast of North America. ed. 2. Van Nostrand, New York. 663 pp., 24 pls. [October 1974]. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source de Kluijver, M. J.; Ingalsuo, S. S.; de Bruyne, R. H. (2000). Macrobenthos of the North Sea [CD-ROM]: 1. Keys to Mollusca and Brachiopoda. <em>World Biodiversity Database CD-ROM Series. Expert Center for Taxonomic Identification (ETI): Amsterdam, The Netherlands. ISBN 3-540-14706-3. 1 cd-rom.</em> (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Turgeon, D.; Quinn, J.F.; Bogan, A.E.; Coan, E.V.; Hochberg, F.G.; Lyons, W.G.; Mikkelsen, P.M.; Neves, R.J.; Roper, C.F.E.; Rosenberg, G.; Roth, B.; Scheltema, A.; Thompson, F.G.; Vecchione, M.; Williams, J.D. (1998). Common and scientific names of aquatic invertebrates from the United States and Canada: mollusks. 2nd ed. <i>American Fisheries Society Special Publication</i>, 26. American Fisheries Society: Bethesda, MD (USA). ISBN 1-888569-01-8. IX, 526 + cd-rom pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Dimensions reaches 3.5 to 5 cm in size [details]

Distribution Greenland to Long Island, New York; Bering Sea to Washington [details]

Habitat intertidal, bathyal, infralittoral and circalittoral of the Gulf and estuary [details]

Reproduction separate sexes, usually not dimorphic in shell structure; fertilization occurs within the mantle cavity anf young hatch as pelagic larvae (generalized for group) [details]
 

LanguageName 
Danish stor østersømusling  [details]
Dutch ovaal nonnetje  [details]
English chalky macoma  [details]
German Kalk-Plattmuschel  [details]
Swedish stor östersjömussla  [details]