(of Mactra lateralis Say, 1822) Say, T. (1822). An account of some of the marine shells of the United States. <em>Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia.</em> 2(2): 221-248, 257-276, 302-325., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/36831411
page(s): 309 [details]
(of Mactra rostrata Philippi, 1849) Philippi, R. A. (1849). Centuria tertia testaceorum novorum. <em>Zeitschrift für Malakozoologie.</em> 5(10): 151-160 [March 1849]; 5(11): 161-176 [March 1849]; 5(12): 186-192 [April 1849]; 6(2): 17-26 [May1849]., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/16292345
page(s): 152 [details]
basis of record
Brunel, P.; Bosse, L.; Lamarche, G. (1998). Catalogue of the marine invertebrates of the estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence. <em>Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 126.</em> 405 p. (look up in IMIS) [details] Available for editors [request]
Turgeon, D. D., W. G. Lyons, P. Mikkelsen, G. Rosenberg, and F. Moretzsohn. 2009. Bivalvia (Mollusca) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 711–744 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, Colleg [details]
Huber, M. (2010). Compendium of bivalves. A full-color guide to 3,300 of the world's marine bivalves. A status on Bivalvia after 250 years of research. Hackenheim: ConchBooks. 901 pp., 1 CD-ROM. (look up in IMIS) [details]
Craeymeersch, J. A.; Faasse, M. A.; Gheerardyn, H.; Troost, K.; Nijland, R.; Engelberts, A.; Perdon, K. J.; Van den Ende, D.; Van Zwol, J. (2019). First records of the dwarf surf clam <i>Mulinia lateralis</i> (Say, 1822) in Europe. <em>Marine Biodiversity Records.</em> 12: 5., available online at https://doi.org/10.1186/s41200-019-0164-7 [details]
From editor or global species database
Distribution Canada: southern Gaspe waters (Baie des Chaleurs, Gaspe Bay to American, Orphan and Bradelle banks; eastern boundary: eastern Bradelle Valley), Magdalen Islands (from eastern Bradelle valley to the west, as far as Cape North, including the Cape Breton Channel); Prince Edward Island (from the northern tip of Miscou Island, N.B. to Cape Breton Island south of Cheticamp, including the Northumberland Strait and Georges Bay to the Canso Strait causeway).
USA: Maine, Massachusetts, New York, New Jersey, Virginia, East Florida, West Florida, Texas.
Mexico: Quintana Roo.
Introduced: Netherlands. [details]
From other sources
Dimensions reaches 1 to 1.5 in size [details]
Habitat infralittoral 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]
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