WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMercenaria Schumacher, 1817

138642  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:138642)

accepted
Genus
marine
Schumacher C.F. (1817). Essai d'un nouveau système des habitations des vers testacés. Schultz, Copenghagen. iv + 288 pp., 22 pls. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/81329
page(s): 135 [details]   
Bouchet, P.; Gofas, S. (2012). Mercenaria Schumacher, 1817. In: MolluscaBase (2017). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=138642 on 2017-12-18

Date
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by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2005-04-14 07:47:17Z
changed
2011-03-14 19:17:39Z
checked
2012-10-12 19:36:57Z
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original description Schumacher C.F. (1817). Essai d'un nouveau système des habitations des vers testacés. Schultz, Copenghagen. iv + 288 pp., 22 pls. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/81329
page(s): 135 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCrassivenus Perkins, 1869) Perkins, G.H. (1869). Molluscan fauna of New Haven. A critical review of all the marine, fresh water and land Mollusca of the region, with descriptions of many of the living animals and of new species. Part 1. Cephalopoda and Gasteropoda-. Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History. 109, 139., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/14762
page(s): 147 [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]   

redescription Coan, E. V.; Valentich-Scott, P. (2012). Bivalve seashells of tropical West America. Marine bivalve mollusks from Baja California to northern Peru. 2 vols, 1258 pp. [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCrassivenus Perkins, 1869) 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]   
 



Feeding Type
suspension feeder [details]