WoRMS taxon details

Donax variabilis Say, 1822

156776  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:156776)

accepted
Species
marine
Not documented
Distribution South of Chesapeake Bay to mid-east Florida but not southernmost Florida; southwest Florida around the Gulf of Mexico to...  
Distribution South of Chesapeake Bay to mid-east Florida but not southernmost Florida; southwest Florida around the Gulf of Mexico to Campeche State. [details]

Homonymy Preoccupied by Donax variabilis Schumacher, 1817, but conserved by ICZN Opinion 1057.  
Homonymy Preoccupied by Donax variabilis Schumacher, 1817, but conserved by ICZN Opinion 1057. [details]
MolluscaBase eds. (2022). MolluscaBase. Donax variabilis Say, 1822. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=156776 on 2022-05-26
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2005-05-19 14:10:07Z
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2010-03-31 06:40:42Z
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2010-10-02 22:08:23Z
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original description  (of Donax bella Reeve, 1854) Reeve, L. A. (1854-1855). Monograph of the genus <i>Donax</i>. In: <i>Conchologia Iconica, or, illustrations of the shells of molluscous animals</i>, vol. 8, pl. 1-9 and unpaginated text. L. Reeve & Co., London. [stated date:pl. 1-6, September 1854; pl. 7-8, October 1854; pl.9: June 1855]. , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/11120533 [details]   

original description  (of Donax protractus Conrad, 1849) Conrad, T. A. (1849). Descriptions of new fossil and Recent shells of the United States. <em>Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia.</em> (2) 1(4): 207-209., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/35780297
page(s): 208; note: as D. protracta [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 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]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Rosenberg, G. 1992. <i>Encyclopedia of Seashells</i>. Dorset: New York. 224 pp.
page(s): 158 [details]   

additional source Johnson, C. W. (1924). Coquina bouillon. <em>The Nautilus.</em> 38(1): 32., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/8525011 [details]   
 
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From editor or global species database
Distribution South of Chesapeake Bay to mid-east Florida but not southernmost Florida; southwest Florida around the Gulf of Mexico to Campeche State. [details]

Homonymy Preoccupied by Donax variabilis Schumacher, 1817, but conserved by ICZN Opinion 1057. [details]
LanguageName 
English variable coquinapompanocoquina shellcoquina clambutterfly shell  [details]
German Schmetterlings-Dreiecksmuschel  [details]