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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya truncata Linnaeus, 1758 
AphiaID: 140431

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMollusca (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBivalvia (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterodonta (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuheterodonta (Infraclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyoida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyoidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya Linnaeus, 1758
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya Linnaeus, 1758
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCorbula gibbosa Broderip & G. B. Sowerby I, 1829
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya neouddevalensis Høpner Petersen, 1999 (dubious synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya ovalis Turton, 1822
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya praecisa Gould, 1850
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya pullus J. de C. Sowerby, 1826
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya truncata pelagica King, 1846
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya truncata uddevallensis Forbes, 1846
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya truncata var. abbreviata Jeffreys, 1865
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya uddevalensis Hancock, 1846 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphenia swainsoni Turton, 1822
Sources  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://gdz.sub.uni-goettingen.de/no_cache/dms/load/toc/?IDDOC=265100
page(s): 670 [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Danish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorafstumpet sandmusling  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorafgeknotte strandgaperUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorafgeknotte gaper  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortruncate softshell clamUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortruncate softshellUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorblunt gaper  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormye tronquée  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgestutzte KlaffmuschelUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorabgestutzte Klaffmuschel  [details]
Direct child
taxa

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Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya truncata ovata Jensen, 1900 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya pseudoarenaria Schlesch, 1931
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya truncata pelagica King, 1846 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya truncata Linnaeus, 1758
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya truncata uddevallensis Forbes, 1846 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya truncata Linnaeus, 1758
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya truncata var. abbreviata Jeffreys, 1865 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya truncata Linnaeus, 1758
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Bay of Biscay
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBay of Biscay [details]
Bay of Fundy
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCobscook Bay [details]
Belgium
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDe Haan [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOostduinkerke [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpuikom [details]
Canada
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDeer Island [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGreens Point [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorLepreau [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSaguenay Fjord [details]
France
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWimereux [details]
Gulf of Saint Lawrence
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of St. Lawrence [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorManicouagan [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSt. Lawrence Estuary [details]
Hudson Strait
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHudson Strait [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIrish Exclusive economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth East Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBelgian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDutch Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGoote Bank [details]
United Kingdom
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBritish Isles [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCanadian Exclusive Economic Zone [Arctic part] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFAO fishing area 18 [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSwedish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Feedingtype  suspension feeder [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEncyclopedia of Marine Life of Britain and Ireland 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMarine Life Information Network - UK 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (702 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo CLEMAM 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Dyntaxa 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (7 nucleotides; 1 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Bivalves of the British Isles webpage at National Museum of Wales 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNomenclature ICZN direction 73: specific name of type species of Mya Linnaeus, 1758 [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDimensions reaches 2.5 to 7.5 cm in size [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Arctic seas to Nahant, Massachusetts; Europe; Arctic seas to Washington; Japan [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Circumboreal [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat bathyal, infralittoral and circalittoral of the Gulf and estuary [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorImportance edible [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction separate sexes, usually not dimorphic in shell structure; fertilization occurs within the mantle cavity anf young hatch as pelagic larvae (generalized for group) [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:140431
Taxonomic
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Gofas, Serge
  
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  Citation: Gofas, S. (2013). Mya truncata Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=140431 on 2014-04-17
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