WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya Linnaeus, 1758

138211 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:138211)
accepted
Genus
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya truncata Linnaeus, 1758 (type by subsequent designation)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya arenaria Linnaeus, 1758
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya baxteri Coan & Valentich-Scott, 1997
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya pseudoarenaria Schlesch, 1931
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya truncata Linnaeus, 1758

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya edentula Pallas, 1771 (nomen dubium)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya membranacea Gmelin, 1791 (nomen dubium)

Subgenus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya (Arenomya) Winckworth, 1930 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya abrupta Conrad, 1849 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPanopea abrupta (Conrad, 1849) † (original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya acuta Say, 1822 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya arenaria Linnaeus, 1758
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya alba Agassiz, 1839 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya arenaria Linnaeus, 1758
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya anatina Gmelin, 1791 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTugonia anatina (Gmelin, 1791)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya angulata Spengler, 1793 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnatinella nicobarica (Gmelin, 1791)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya anserifera Spengler, 1793 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLaternula spengleri (Gmelin, 1791)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya antarctica Melvill & Standen, 1914 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLaternula elliptica (King, 1832)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya arctica Linnaeus, 1767 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHiatella arctica (Linnaeus, 1767)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya atlantica Spengler, 1793 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPaphies australis (Gmelin, 1791)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya australis Gmelin, 1791 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPaphies australis (Gmelin, 1791)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya bidentata Montagu, 1803 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKurtiella bidentata (Montagu, 1803) (original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya binghami (Turton, 1822) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphenia binghami Turton, 1822
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya byssifera Fabricius, 1780 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHiatella arctica (Linnaeus, 1767)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya cancellata Conrad, 1837 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatyodon cancellatus (Conrad, 1837) (original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya communis Megerle von Mühlfeld, 1811 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya arenaria Linnaeus, 1758
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya complanata Lightfoot, 1786 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElliptio complanata (Lightfoot, 1786)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya convexa W. Wood, 1815 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThracia convexa (W. Wood, 1815)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya corpulenta Conrad, 1845 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya arenaria Linnaeus, 1758
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya crispata Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorZirfaea crispata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya declivis Pennant, 1777 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya arenaria Linnaeus, 1758
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya decussata Montagu, 1808 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetricola lithophaga (Retzius, 1788)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya distorta Montagu, 1803 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThracia distorta (Montagu, 1803)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya donacina Spengler, 1793 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPaphies donacina (Spengler, 1793)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya dubia Pennant, 1777 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRocellaria dubia (Pennant, 1777) (original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya eideri Hopner Petersen, 1999 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya pseudoarenaria Schlesch, 1931
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya elongata Locard, 1886 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya arenaria Linnaeus, 1758
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya erodona Lamarck, 1818 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorErodona mactroides Bosc, 1801
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya ferruginea Gray J.E., 1847 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTellimya ferruginosa (Montagu, 1808) (synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya ferruginosa Montagu, 1808 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTellimya ferruginosa (Montagu, 1808) (original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya gaditana Gmelin, 1791 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScrobicularia plana (da Costa, 1778)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya gigas Lightfoot, 1786 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPanopea glycimeris (Born, 1778)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya glycimeris Born, 1778 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPanopea glycimeris (Born, 1778)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya gravis Wood, 1828 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOrtmanniana ligamentina (Lamarck, 1819) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorActinonaias ligamentina (Lamarck, 1819)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya guinensis Spengler, 1793 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTugonia anatina (Gmelin, 1791)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya hemphilli Newcomb, 1874 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya arenaria Linnaeus, 1758
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya hispanica Philippi, 1836 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScrobicularia plana (da Costa, 1778)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya hyalina Conrad, 1831 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLyonsia hyalina (Conrad, 1831)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya inaequivalvis Montagu, 1803 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCorbula gibba (Olivi, 1792)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya inopia Hanna, 1924 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCryptomya californica (Conrad, 1837)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya intermedia Dall, 1898 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya baxteri Coan & Valentich-Scott, 1997 (invalid: junior homonym of Mya intermedia J. Sowerby, 1814)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya japonica Jay, 1857 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya arenaria Linnaeus, 1758
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya labiata Maton, 1810 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorErodona mactroides Bosc, 1801
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya lata J. Sowerby, 1815 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya arenaria Linnaeus, 1758
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya lutraria Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLutraria lutraria (Linnaeus, 1758) (original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya margaritifera Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMargaritifera margaritifera (Linnaeus, 1758) (original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya mindorensis A. Adams & Reeve, 1850 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCryptomya californica (Conrad, 1837)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya neoovata Høpner Petersen, 1999 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya pseudoarenaria Schlesch, 1931
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya neouddevallensis Høpner Petersen, 1999 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya pseudoarenaria Schlesch, 1931
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya nicobarica Gmelin, 1791 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnatinella nicobarica (Gmelin, 1791)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya nitens Montagu, 1808 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorErvilia nitens (Montagu, 1808)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya nitida Müller, 1776 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAbra nitida (O. F. Müller, 1776)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya nitida Fabricius, 1798 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLyonsia norwegica (Gmelin, 1791)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya norvegica Spengler, 1793 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPanomya norvegica (Spengler, 1793)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya norwegica Gmelin, 1791 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLyonsia norwegica (Gmelin, 1791) (original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya oblonga Gmelin, 1791 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLutraria oblonga (Gmelin, 1791)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya oblongatus Wood, 1828 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLampsilis radiata (Gmelin, 1791)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya oonogai Makiyama, 1935 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya arenaria Linnaeus, 1758
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya orbiculata Spengler, 1793 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScrobicularia plana (da Costa, 1778)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya ovalis Turton, 1822 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya truncata Linnaeus, 1758
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya papyracea Spengler, 1793 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnatinella nicobarica (Gmelin, 1791)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya particolor Perry, 1811 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPanopea glycimeris (Born, 1778)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya pellucida Brown, 1818 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLyonsia norwegica (Gmelin, 1791)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya perna Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerna perna (Linnaeus, 1758) (original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya pholadia Montagu, 1803 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRocellaria dubia (Pennant, 1777)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya picea W. Wood, 1815 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCyrtodaria siliqua (Spengler, 1793)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya pictorum Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnio pictorum (Linnaeus, 1758) (original combination)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya praecisa Gould, 1850 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya truncata Linnaeus, 1758
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya praetenuis Pulteney, 1799 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCochlodesma praetenue (Pulteney, 1799)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya priapus Tilesius, 1822 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPanomya priapus (Tilesius, 1822)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya pubescens Pulteney, 1799 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThracia pubescens (Pulteney, 1799)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya pullus J. de C. Sowerby, 1826 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya truncata Linnaeus, 1758
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya purpurea Montagu, 1808 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTurtonia minuta (Fabricius, 1780)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya purpurea Montagu, 1808 sensu Turton, 1822 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHiatella rugosa (Linnaeus, 1767) (misidentification)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya radiata Gmelin, 1791 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLampsilis radiata (Gmelin, 1791)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya rigidus Wood, 1828 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElliptio complanata (Lightfoot, 1786)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya rostrata Spengler, 1793 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCuspidaria rostrata (Spengler, 1793)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya rotunda Wood, 1828 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorObovaria subrotunda (Rafinesque, 1820)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya rugulosus Wood, 1828 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlasmidonta marginata Say, 1818
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya semistriata Hanley, 1842 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCryptomya semistriata (Hanley, 1842)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya siliqua Spengler, 1793 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCyrtodaria siliqua (Spengler, 1793)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya simplex Holmes, 1858 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBasterotia elliptica (Récluz, 1850)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya solemyalis Lamarck, 1818 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEntodesma solemyalis (Lamarck, 1818)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya striata Montagu, 1816 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLyonsia norwegica (Gmelin, 1791)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya suborbicularis Montagu, 1803 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKellia suborbicularis (Montagu, 1803) (original combination)
Species Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMya subovata Woodward, 1833 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya arenaria Linnaeus, 1758
Species Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMya subtruncata Woodward, 1833 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya arenaria Linnaeus, 1758
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya tenuis Philippi, 1887 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCryptomya californica (Conrad, 1837)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya tugon Deshayes, 1830 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTugonia anatina (Gmelin, 1791)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya uddevalensis Hancock, 1846 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya truncata Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya uzenensis Nomura & Zinbo, 1937 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya pseudoarenaria Schlesch, 1931
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya vulsella Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVulsella vulsella (Linnaeus, 1758) (original combination)
marine
Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   
Bouchet, P.; Gofas, S. (2013). Mya. In: MolluscaBase (2017). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=138211 on 2017-11-23

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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. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya (Arenomya) Winckworth, 1930) Winckworth R. (1930) Notes on nomenclature 5. Some new names for British marine bivalves. Proceedings of the Malacological Society of London 19: 14-15. [13 March 1930] [details]   

basis of record Gofas, S.; Le Renard, J.; Bouchet, P. (2001). Mollusca. in: Costello, M.J. et al. (eds), European Register of Marine Species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Patrimoines Naturels. 50: 180-213. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Vaught, K.C.; Tucker Abbott, R.; Boss, K.J. (1989). A classification of the living Mollusca. American Malacologists: Melbourne. ISBN 0-915826-22-4. XII, 195 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

subsequent type designation Children J. G. (1822-1823). Lamarck's genera of shells. Quarterly Journal of Science, Literature and the Arts (London), 14(27): 64-87, pl. 3-4 [ottobre 1822]; 14(28): 298-322, pl. 5-6 [gennaio 1823]; 15(29): 23-52, pl. 2-3 [aprile 1823]; 15(30): 216-258, pl. 7-8 [luglio 1823]; 16 (31): 49-79, pl. 5 [ottobre 1823]; 16 (32): 241-264, pl. 6 [dicembre 1823]. [Vedi anche Kennard, Salisbury & Woodward, 1931], available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/14496865 [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya (Arenomya) Winckworth, 1930) 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]   
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAuthority The name Mya was placed on the Official List by ICZN Opinion 94. [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClassification  Arenomya Winckworth, 1930 is a valid genus according to Nordsieck (1969), but a valid subgenus of Mya according to Macneil (1965), Strauch (1972) and Bernard (1979a) [details]
 



Feeding Type
suspension feeder [details]
LanguageName 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgapers  [details]
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorオオノガイ  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsandskjell  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsandskjel  [details]
Picture of Mya truncata
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Picture of Mya trun...
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Mya truncata Linnaeus, 1758
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Mya truncata Linnae...
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Mya truncata
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Mya truncata
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Mya truncata
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Mya truncata
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Mya truncata
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Mya truncata
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afgeknotte (strand)gaper Mya truncata
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor afgeknotte (strand)...
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Mya truncata afgeknotte (strand)gaper
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Mya truncata afgekn...
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Mya truncata (fresh)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Mya truncata (fresh)
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Mya truncata (above) and Panomya norvegica (below)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Mya truncata (above...
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Panomya norvegica (above) and Mya truncata (below)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Panomya norvegica (...
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Eben (1884, plaat 7)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Eben (1884, plaat 7)
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Mya truncata
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Mya truncata
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Mya truncata
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Mya truncata
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