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://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=156776 on 2022-06-29
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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 Johnson, C. W. (1924). Coquina bouillon. <em>The Nautilus.</em> 38(1): 32., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/8525011 [details]   

additional source Chanley, P. E. (1969). Larval development of the coquina clam, <i>Donax variabilis</i> Say, with a discussion of the structure of the larval hinge in the Tellinacea. <em>Bulletin of Marine Science.</em> 19(1): 214-224., available online at https://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/umrsmas/bullmar/1969/00000019/00000001/art00012# [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Johnson, C. W. (1928). <i>Donax fossor</i>, not <i>Donax variabilis</i>. <em>The Nautilus.</em> 41(4): 140., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/8519875 [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]