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Mya truncata Linnaeus, 1758

140431  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:140431)

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Species
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Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886
page(s): 670 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Nomenclature ICZN direction 73: specific name of type species of Mya Linnaeus, 1758  
Nomenclature ICZN direction 73: specific name of type species of Mya Linnaeus, 1758 [details]

Distribution Circumboreal  
Distribution Circumboreal [details]

Distribution Arctic seas to Nahant, Massachusetts; Europe; Arctic seas to Washington; Japan  
Distribution Arctic seas to Nahant, Massachusetts; Europe; Arctic seas to Washington; Japan [details]
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original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata [10th revised edition], vol. 1: 824 pp. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/726886
page(s): 670 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

original description  (of Corbula gibbosa Broderip & G. B. Sowerby I, 1829) Broderip, W. J.; Sowerby, G. B., I. (1829). Observations on new or intersting Mollusca contained, for the most part, in the Museum of the Zoological Society. <em>Zoological Journal.</em> 4: 359-379 [January]., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/27485275
page(s): 361 [details]   

original description  (of Mya ovalis W. Turton, 1822) Turton W. (1822). <i>Conchylia insularum britannicarum</i>. London: Nattali, and Leicester: Combe. xlvii + 280 pp., 20 pls. , available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/10982454#page/9/mode/1up [details]   

original description  (of Mya praecisa Gould, 1850) Gould, A. A. (1850). [descriptions of new species of shells from the United States Exploring Expedition]. <em>Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History.</em> 3: 151-156, 169–172, 214-218, 252–256, 275–278, 292–296, 309–312, 343–348., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/8870453
page(s): 215. [details]   

original description  (of Mya pullus J. de C. Sowerby, 1826) Sowerby, J. de C. (1826-1835). The mineral conchology of Great Britain; or coloured figures and descriptions of those remains of testaceous animals or shells, which have been preserved at various times and depths in the Earth. Vol. VI. London, privately published, pp. 1-230 + index [231-235], pls 504-609. [pp. 1-86, pls 504-545 (1826); pp. 87-156, pls 546-580 (1827); pp. 157-200, pls 581-597 (1828); pp. 201-230, pls 598-609, index pp. 231-235 (1829); systematical index (1835)]. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/50339
page(s): 58, pl. 531, fig. 2 [details]   

original description  (of Sphenia swainsoni W. Turton, 1822) Turton W. (1822). <i>Conchylia insularum britannicarum</i>. London: Nattali, and Leicester: Combe. xlvii + 280 pp., 20 pls. , available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/10982454#page/9/mode/1up [details]   

original description  (of Mya uddevalensis Hancock, 1846) Hancock A. 1846. A list of shells dredged on the West Coast of Davis's Strait; with notes and descriptions of eight new species. <i>Annals and Magazine of Natural History</i>, 18: 323-338, available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2319632 [details]   

context source (BeRMS 2020) Marine Biology Section, Ugent. Belgium. INRAM. Benthic fauna monitoring- SSD - Belgian Science Policy., available online at http://www.vliz.be/projects/inram/imers.php. [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]   

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 Linkletter, L. E. (1977). A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. <em>Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B.</em> 68: p. [details]   

additional source Abbott, R. T. (1974). <i>American seashells. The marine Mollusca of the Atlantic and Pacific coast of North America</i>. ed. 2. Van Nostrand, New York. 663 pp., 24 pls. [October 1974]. (look up in IMIS[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 Amaro T., Duineveld G. & Tyler P. 2005. Does <i>Mya truncata</i> reproduce at its southern distribution limit? Preliminary information.  [details]   

additional source Trott, T. J. (2004). Cobscook Bay inventory: a historical checklist of marine invertebrates spanning 162 years. <em>Northeastern Naturalist.</em> 11, 261-324., available online at http://www.gulfofmaine.org/kb/files/9793/TROTT-Cobscook%20List.pdf [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Zhang J.L., Yurchenko O.V., Lutaenko K.A., Kalachev A.V., Nekhaev I.O., Aguilar R., Zhan Z.F. & Ogburn M.B. (2018). A tale of two soft-shell clams: an integrative taxonomic analysis confirms <i>Mya japonica</i> as a valid species distinct from <i>Mya arenaria</i> (Bivalvia: Myidae). <em>Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society.</em> 184(3): 605-622., available online at https://doi.org/10.1093/zoolinnean/zlx107 [details]   
 
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From editor or global species database
Nomenclature ICZN direction 73: specific name of type species of Mya Linnaeus, 1758 [details]

From other sources
Dimensions reaches 2.5 to 7.5 cm in size [details]

Distribution Circumboreal [details]

Distribution Arctic seas to Nahant, Massachusetts; Europe; Arctic seas to Washington; Japan [details]

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

Importance edible [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 afstumpet sandmusling  [details]
Dutch afgeknotte strandgaperafgeknotte gaper  [details]
English truncate softshell clamtruncate softshellblunt gaper  [details]
French mye tronquée  [details]
German gestutzte Klaffmuschelabgestutzte Klaffmuschel  [details]

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