WoRMS taxon details

Modiolus modiolus (Linnaeus, 1758)

140467  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:140467)

accepted
Species
marine
(ofMytilus modiolus Linnaeus, 1758) 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
page(s): 706 [details]   
Distribution Arctic seas to New Jersey; Europe; Arctic seas to San Pedro, California  
Distribution Arctic seas to New Jersey; Europe; Arctic seas to San Pedro, California [details]

Distribution The appearance of Modiolus modiolus at the Belgian coast was very doubtful according to Kerckhof (1980); in contrast with...  
Distribution The appearance of Modiolus modiolus at the Belgian coast was very doubtful according to Kerckhof (1980); in contrast with the reports of this species at the Hinder Banks. [details]
MolluscaBase (2018). Modiolus modiolus (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=140467 on 2018-07-16
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original description  (ofModiola vulgaris J. Fleming, 1828) Fleming J. (1828). A history of British animals, exhibiting the descriptive characters and systematical arrangement of the genera and species of quadrupeds, birds, reptiles, fishes, Mollusca, and Radiata of the United Kingdom; including the indigenous, extirpated, and extinct kinds, together with periodical and occasional observations. xxiii + 565 pp. (+ 1 p. corrigenda). Edinburgh: Bell & Bradfute / London: J. Duncan. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/18569  [details]   

original description  (ofMytilus curtus Pennant, 1777) Pennant, T., (1777) British Zoology, vol. IV. Crustacea. Mollusca. Testacea: i-viii, 1-154, Plates 1-93. London., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/127011 [details]   

original description  (ofMytilus modiolus Linnaeus, 1758) 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
page(s): 706 [details]   

original description  (ofMytilus umbilicatus Pennant, 1777) Pennant, T., (1777) British Zoology, vol. IV. Crustacea. Mollusca. Testacea: i-viii, 1-154, Plates 1-93. London., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/127011 [details]   

original description  (ofMytilus modiolus var. ovata Jeffreys, 1864) Jeffreys, J. G. (1862-1869). British Conchology. Vol. 1: pp. CXIV + 341 [1862]. Vol. 2: pp. 479 [1864] Il frontrespizio reca la data 1863 ma in effetti pubblicato nel 1864. Vol. 3: pp. 394 [1865]. Vol. 4: pp. 487 [1867]. Vol. 5: pp. 259 [1869]. London, van Voorst., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/55187
page(s): 112 [details]   

original description  (ofMytilus curvirostratus da Costa, 1778) da Costa E. M. (1778). Historia Naturalis Testaceorum Britanniae, or, The British Conchology. London: Millan, White, Elmsley & Robson. xii + 254 + viii pp. 17 pls., available online at http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=ucm.5329027802
page(s): 220-221 [details]   

original description  (ofMytilus modiolus var. gigas J. T. Marshall, 1893) Marshall J.T. (1893). Additions to 'British Conchology' [Part I]. Journal of Conchology. 7: 241-265., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/31573735
page(s): 244; note: Name credited to Norman [details]   

original description  (ofMytilus modiolus var. cylindrica J. T. Marshall, 1893) Marshall J.T. (1893). Additions to 'British Conchology' [Part I]. Journal of Conchology. 7: 241-265., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/31573735
page(s): 244 [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 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]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Dinesen G.E. & Bruntse G. 2001, Modiolus modiolus beds, pp. 33-36 In: Bruntse G. & Tendal O.S. (eds), Marine biological investigations and assemblages of benthic invertebrates from the Faroe Islands. Kaldbak Marine Biological Laboratory,, available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/217810.pdf? [details]   

additional source Halanych K.M., Vodoti E.T., Sundberg P. & Dahlgren T.G. (2013) Phylogeography of the horse mussel Modiolus modiolus. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 93(7): 1857-1869., available online at https://doi.org/10.1017/S0025315413000404 [details]   

additional source Turgeon, D.; Quinn, J.F.; Bogan, A.E.; Coan, E.V.; Hochberg, F.G.; Lyons, W.G.; Mikkelsen, P.M.; Neves, R.J.; Roper, C.F.E.; Rosenberg, G.; Roth, B.; Scheltema, A.; Thompson, F.G.; Vecchione, M.; Williams, J.D. (1998). Common and scientific names of aquatic invertebrates from the United States and Canada: mollusks. 2nd ed. American Fisheries Society Special Publication, 26. American Fisheries Society: Bethesda, MD (USA). ISBN 1-888569-01-8. IX, 526 + cd-rom pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source  (ofModiola vulgaris J. Fleming, 1828) Malacolog - Western atlantic gastropod database., available online at http://www.malacolog.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofModiola vulgaris J. Fleming, 1828) 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]   

basis of record  (ofModiola gigantea Clessin, 1889) 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]   

basis of record  (ofModiola grandis Philippi, 1844) 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]   

basis of record  (ofModiola papuana Lamarck, 1801) 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]   

basis of record  (ofMusculus modulus Röding, 1798) 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]   

basis of record  (ofMytilus modiolus var. ovata Jeffreys, 1864) 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]   

basis of record  (ofMytilus curvirostratus da Costa, 1778) Check List of European Marine Mollusca (CLEMAM). , available online at http://www.somali.asso.fr/clemam/index.clemam.html [details]   

basis of record  (ofMytilus umbilicatus Pennant, 1777) 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]   

basis of record  (ofModiola modiolus (Linnaeus, 1758)) 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]   

basis of record  (ofMytilus modiolus Linnaeus, 1758) 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]   

basis of record  (ofMytilus curtus Pennant, 1777) 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]   

basis of record  (ofMytilus curvirostrus da Costa, 1778) 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]   

context source (HKRMS) Cheung, P. S. C. (1991). An intertidal survey Cape d' Aguilar, Hong Kong with special reference to the ecology of high-zoned rock pools. Mphil thesis. The University of Hong Kong.  [details]   

context source (Schelde) Janssen, C.R.; Ghekiere, A.; Verslycke, T.; Vincx, M.; Fockedey, N.; Rappé, K.; De Brabander, H.; Noppe, H.; Roose, P.; Monteyne, E.; Vethaak, D.; Mees, J.; Deneudt, K. (2007). Endocrine disruption in the Scheldt estuary distribution, exposure and effects (ENDIS-RISKS). Final report. Belgian Science Policy: Brussels. 106 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Dimensions reaches 5 to 15 cm in size [details]

Distribution Arctic seas to New Jersey; Europe; Arctic seas to San Pedro, California [details]

Distribution The appearance of Modiolus modiolus at the Belgian coast was very doubtful according to Kerckhof (1980); in contrast with the reports of this species at the Hinder Banks. [details]

Habitat bathyal, 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]
 

LanguageName 
Danish almindelig hestemusling  [details]
Dutch paardenmosselgewone paardenmossel  [details]
English northern horsemusselhorse-musselhorse mussel  [details]
French modiolegrande moule  [details]
German Pferdemuschelgrose Miesmuschel  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål o-skjell  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk o-skjel  [details]
Swedish hästmussla  [details]