WoRMS taxon details

Astarte quadrans Gould, 1841

156745  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:156745)

accepted
Species
marine
Gould, A. A. (1841). Report on the Invertebrata of Massachusetts, Comprising the Mollusca, Crustacea, Annelida, and Radiata. Published Agreeably to an Order of the Legislature, by the Comissioners on the Zoological and Botanical Survey of the State. Folsom, Wells, and Thurston, Cambridge, xiii + 373 pp., 15 pls. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/76081
page(s): 81, fig. 48. [details]   
Type locality contained in Massachusetts Bay  
type locality contained in Massachusetts Bay [details]
Distribution Gulf of St. Lawrence to Long Island Sound, New York  
Distribution Gulf of St. Lawrence to Long Island Sound, New York [details]
MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Astarte quadrans Gould, 1841. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=156745 on 2021-04-11
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2005-05-19 14:10:07Z
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2010-03-31 06:40:42Z
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2010-09-23 10:44:16Z
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original description Gould, A. A. (1841). Report on the Invertebrata of Massachusetts, Comprising the Mollusca, Crustacea, Annelida, and Radiata. Published Agreeably to an Order of the Legislature, by the Comissioners on the Zoological and Botanical Survey of the State. Folsom, Wells, and Thurston, Cambridge, xiii + 373 pp., 15 pls. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/76081
page(s): 81, fig. 48. [details]   

basis of record 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 Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From editor or global species database
Distribution Gulf of St. Lawrence to Long Island Sound, New York [details]

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

Habitat ocean bottom [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 
English squarish astarte  [details]