WoRMS taxon details

Musculus niger (J.E. Gray, 1824)

140474  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:140474)

accepted
Species
marine
Not documented
Nomenclature The earlier name Musculus svecicus (Fabricius, 1788) has been put forward by Huber (2010) as the valid name to be used for...  
Nomenclature The earlier name Musculus svecicus (Fabricius, 1788) has been put forward by Huber (2010) as the valid name to be used for this species. However the name Musculus niger (J.E. Gray, 1824) is in usage and the provisions of ICZN art. 23.9 may apply. Awaiting either confirmation that the requirements of this article are met, and formal declaration of respectively “nomen oblitum” and “nomen protectum”, or bringing the case to the ICZN, the name in prevailing usage is here maintained as “accepted”. [details]

Distribution Gulf of St. Lawrence (unspecified region), northern Gaspe waters, southern Gaspe waters (Baie des Chaleurs, Gaspe Bay to...  
Distribution Gulf of St. Lawrence (unspecified region), northern Gaspe waters, southern Gaspe waters (Baie des Chaleurs, Gaspe Bay to American, Orphan and Bradelle banks; eastern boundary: eastern Bradelle Valley), downstream part of middle St. Lawrence estuary, lower St. Lawrence estuary, Prince Edward Island (from the northern tip of Miscou Island, N.B. to Cape Breton Island south of Cheticamp, including the Northumberland Strait and Georges Bay to the Canso Strait causeway), middle North Shore (from Sept- Iles to Cape Whittle, including the Mingan Islands); lower North Shore [details]
MolluscaBase (2018). Musculus niger (J.E. Gray, 1824). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=140474 on 2018-12-17
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original description  (ofModiola nigra Gray, 1824) Gray J.E. (1824). Shells. <i>in</i>: Parry W.E. (ed.) Supplement to Appendix, Parry's Voyage for the Discovery of a north-west passage in the years 1819-1820, contaning an account of the subjects of Natural History. <i>London: John Murray Appendix 10, Zool. </i>: 240-246, available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/33021735
page(s): ccxliv [details]   

original description  (ofModiolaria striatula Beck in Robert, 1838) Robert E. 1838. Zoologie et Medecine. <i>in:</i> Gaimard P. (ed.), Voyage en Islande et au Groënland pendant les années 1835 et 1836 sur la corvette La Recherche. vol. 7. Paris, Arthus Bertrand.
page(s): pl. 17 Mollusques, fig. 1 a-f  [details]   

original description  (ofMytilus discors svecicus Fabricius, 1788) Fabricius O. 1788. Ueens-Muslinger (<i>Mytilus discors</i>). <i>Nye Samling af det Kongelige Danske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter</i>, 3: 453-461, available online at http://books.google.com/books?id=4thOAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA453 [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. <em>Patrimoines Naturels.</em> 50: 180-213. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source 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 p. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Dyntaxa. (2013). Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at www.dyntaxa.se [15-01-2013]., available online at http://www.dyntaxa.se [details]   

additional source Trott, T. J. (2004). Cobscook Bay inventory: a historical checklist of marine invertebrates spanning 162 years. <em>Northeastern Naturalist.</em> 11, 261-324., available online at http://www.gulfofmaine.org/kb/files/9793/TROTT-Cobscook%20List.pdf [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   

additional source Howson, C.M.; Picton, B.E. (1997). The species directory of the marine fauna and flora of the British Isles and surrounding seas. <em>Ulster Museum Publication, 276. The Ulster Museum: Belfast, UK. ISBN 0-948150-06-8.</em> vi, 508 (+ cd-rom) pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From editor or global species database
Nomenclature The earlier name Musculus svecicus (Fabricius, 1788) has been put forward by Huber (2010) as the valid name to be used for this species. However the name Musculus niger (J.E. Gray, 1824) is in usage and the provisions of ICZN art. 23.9 may apply. Awaiting either confirmation that the requirements of this article are met, and formal declaration of respectively “nomen oblitum” and “nomen protectum”, or bringing the case to the ICZN, the name in prevailing usage is here maintained as “accepted”. [details]

From other sources
Distribution Gulf of St. Lawrence (unspecified region), northern Gaspe waters, southern Gaspe waters (Baie des Chaleurs, Gaspe Bay to American, Orphan and Bradelle banks; eastern boundary: eastern Bradelle Valley), downstream part of middle St. Lawrence estuary, lower St. Lawrence estuary, Prince Edward Island (from the northern tip of Miscou Island, N.B. to Cape Breton Island south of Cheticamp, including the Northumberland Strait and Georges Bay to the Canso Strait causeway), middle North Shore (from Sept- Iles to Cape Whittle, including the Mingan Islands); lower North Shore [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 sort musculus  [details]
Dutch zwarte streepschelp  [details]
English little black musselblack musselblack musculus  [details]
German Schwarze Bohnenmuschel  [details]
Japanese クロタマエガイ  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål svartskjell  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk svartskjel  [details]