WoRMS taxon details

Spisula solidissima (Dillwyn, 1817)

156996  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:156996)

Mactra solidissima Dillwyn, 1817 · unaccepted (original combination)
Spissula solidissima (Dillwyn, 1817) · unaccepted > misspelling (of genus name )
Not documented
Distribution Gulf of St. Lawrence to South Carolina  
Distribution Gulf of St. Lawrence to South Carolina [details]
MolluscaBase eds. (2023). MolluscaBase. Spisula solidissima (Dillwyn, 1817). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=156996 on 2023-10-04
2005-05-20 11:54:45Z
2010-04-01 09:34:05Z
2010-09-23 10:34:21Z

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original description  (of Mactra gigantea Lamarck, 1818) Lamarck [J.-B. M.] de. (1818). <i>Histoire naturelle des animaux sans vertèbres</i>. Tome 5. Paris: Deterville/Verdière, 612 pp. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/46337
page(s): 472 [details]   

original description  (of Mactra procera Dillwyn, 1817) Dillwyn, L. W. (1817). A descriptive catalogue of Recent shells, arranged according to the Linnean method; with particular attention to the synonymy. John and Arthur Arch, London, Vol. 1: 1-580 pp.; Vol. 2: 581-1092 pp. + index [29 pp.]., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/11670899
page(s): 140 [details]   

original description  (of Mactra solidissima curta Gould, 1871) Gould, A. A. (1870). <i>Report on the Invertebrata of Massachusetts</i>. Second edition, comprising the Mollusca. Edited by W.G. Binney. Boston. 524 pp, textfigs 350-754, colored pls 16-27 comprising figs 214-349. , available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/10897088
page(s): 75. [details]   

original description  (of Mactra similis Say, 1822) Say, T. (1822). An account of some of the marine shells of the United States. <em>Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia.</em> 2(1): 221-248; 2(2): 257-276, 302-325., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/36831411
page(s): 309 [details]   

basis of record Brunel, P., Bosse, L. & Lamarche, G. (1998). Catalogue of the marine invertebrates of the estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence. <em>Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 126.</em> 405 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Meinkoth, N. A. (1981). Field guide to North American seashore creatures. <em>The Audubon Society.</em> 1-799. [details]   

additional source Huber, M. (2010). <i>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</i>. 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]   
 Present  Present in aphia/obis/gbif/idigbio   Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 

From other sources
Dimensions reaches 10 to 12.5 cm in size [details]

Distribution Gulf of St. Lawrence to South Carolina [details]

Habitat infralittoral and circalittoral of the Gulf and estuary [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]
Dutch reuzenstrandschelp  [details]
English solid surfclambar clamAtlantic surfclamAtlantic surf clam  [details]
French mactre solidemactre de l'Atlantiquemactre d'Amérique  [details]
German RiesentrogmuschelAtlantische Riesentrogmuschel  [details]
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