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Rangia cuneata (G. B. Sowerby I, 1832)

156991  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:156991)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, terrestrial
(ofGnathodon cuneatus G. B. Sowerby I, 1832) Sowerby I. G. B. (1821–34). The genera of recent and fossil shells, for the use of students, in conchology and geology. <em>G. B. Sowerby, London.</em> 1: pl. 1-126., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/163160#page/7/mode/1up
page(s): pl. 40 [details]   
Distribution Distribution of the subprovince extends northward of Carolinian, Cape Hatteras through Florida  
Distribution Distribution of the subprovince extends northward of Carolinian, Cape Hatteras through Florida [details]
MolluscaBase (2018). Rangia cuneata (G. B. Sowerby I, 1832). Accessed at: http://molluscabase.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=156991 on 2018-12-12
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2005-05-20 11:54:45Z
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2007-01-03 09:05:25Z
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2007-10-08 18:47:52Z
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2010-09-23 10:34:21Z
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2011-10-22 14:32:48Z
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original description  (ofRangia cyrenoides Des Moulins, 1832) Des Moulins C. (1832). Description d'un genre nouveau de coquille bivalve. <i>Actes de la Société Linnéenne de Bordeaux 5(4)</i>: 48-58, 1 pl. [details]   

original description  (ofGnathodon cuneatus G. B. Sowerby I, 1832) Sowerby I. G. B. (1821–34). The genera of recent and fossil shells, for the use of students, in conchology and geology. <em>G. B. Sowerby, London.</em> 1: pl. 1-126., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/163160#page/7/mode/1up
page(s): pl. 40 [details]   

context source (Introduced species) Katsanevakis, S.; Bogucarskis, K.; Gatto, F.; Vandekerkhove, J.; Deriu, I.; Cardoso A.S. (2012). Building the European Alien Species Information Network (EASIN): a novel approach for the exploration of distributed alien species data. <em>BioInvasions Records.</em> 1: 235-245., available online at http://easin.jrc.ec.europa.eu [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

context source (MSBIAS) MEDIN. (2011). UK checklist of marine species derived from the applications Marine Recorder and UNICORN. version 1.0. [details]   

context source (Schelde) Maris, T.; Beauchard, O.; Van Damme, S.; Van den Bergh, E.; Wijnhoven, S.; Meire, P. (2013). Referentiematrices en Ecotoopoppervlaktes Annex bij de Evaluatiemethodiek Schelde-estuarium Studie naar “Ecotoopoppervlaktes en intactness index”. <em>Monitor Taskforce Publication Series, 2013-01. NIOZ: Yerseke.</em> 35 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record Pollock, L.W. (1998). A practical guide to the marine animals of northeastern North America. Rutgers University Press. New Brunswick, New Jersey & London. 367 pp., available online at http://books.google.com/books?id=i1AmT31cuR4C  [details]   

additional source Verween, A.; Kerckhof, F.; Vincx, M.; Degraer, S. (2006). First European record of the invasive brackish water clam Rangia cuneata (G.B Sowerby I, 1831) (Mollusca: Bivalvia). <em>Aquatic Invasions.</em> 1(4): 198-203., available online at http://www.aquaticinvasions.ru/2006/AI_2006_1_4_Verween_etal.pdf [details]   

additional source 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]   

additional source 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]   

additional source Wiese L., Niehus O., Faass B. & Wiese V. (2016). Ein weiteres Vorkommen von <i>Rangia cuneata</i> in Deutschland (Bivalvia: Mactridae). <em>Schriften zur Malakozoologie.</em> 29: 53-60. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From regional or thematic species database
Introduced species vector dispersal in Belgian part of the North Sea : Shipping [details]

From other sources
Alien species The Atlantic Rangia or wedge clam Rangia cuneata originates from the Gulf of Mexico. From there this bivalve colonized the Atlantic coast of North-America and Europe. The species was first reported in Europe in August 2005 in the Harbour of Antwerp. Introduction most likely happened through transport of larvae in ballast water of ships. The species mainly live in estuaries, brackish and freshwater. In ports, the Atlantic Rangia can become a pest as it establishes itself in industrial cooling pipes where it can obstruct optimal water flow. [details]

Distribution Distribution of the subprovince extends northward of Carolinian, Cape Hatteras through Florida [details]
 

LanguageName 
Dutch Amerikaanse strandschelp  [details]
English wedge clamcommon rangiaAtlantic rangia  [details]