WoRMS taxon details

Nuculana minuta (O. F. Müller, 1776)

140577  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:140577)

accepted
Species
marine
(ofArca minuta O. F. Müller, 1776) Müller, O. F. (1776). Zoologiae Danicae prodromus: seu Animalium Daniae et Norvegiae indigenarum characteres, nomina, et synonyma imprimis popularium. <em>Hafniae, Typiis Hallageriis.</em> 1-274., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/47550 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Distribution Circumboreal  
Distribution Circumboreal [details]

Distribution Northern Gaspe Waters, southern Gaspe waters (Baie des Chaleurs, Gaspe Bay to American, Orphan and Bradelle banks; eastern...  
Distribution 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), Laurentian Channel (bathyal zone)(=Honguedo Strait), lower North Shore; middle North Shore (from Sept- Iles to Cape Whittle, including the Mingan Islands) [details]

Taxonomy Some authors use Leda Schumacher, 1817 as the valid name for the genus (e.g. Madsen, 1949; Ockelmann, 1958). Vokes (1967)...  
Taxonomy Some authors use Leda Schumacher, 1817 as the valid name for the genus (e.g. Madsen, 1949; Ockelmann, 1958). Vokes (1967) noticed that this is a junior synonym of Nucula, a genus from another family. The correct and valid name is without doubt Nuculana Link, 1807. [details]
MolluscaBase (2018). Nuculana minuta (O. F. Müller, 1776). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=140577 on 2018-11-21
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2010-09-23 10:34:21Z
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original description  (ofArca minuta O. F. Müller, 1776) Müller, O. F. (1776). Zoologiae Danicae prodromus: seu Animalium Daniae et Norvegiae indigenarum characteres, nomina, et synonyma imprimis popularium. <em>Hafniae, Typiis Hallageriis.</em> 1-274., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/47550 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofLeda minuta var. brevirostris Jeffreys, 1864) Jeffreys J.G. (1862-1869). <i>British conchology</i>. Vol. 1: pp. cxiv + 341 [1862]. Vol. 2: pp. 479 [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): 156 [details]   

original description  (ofLeda caudata Lovén, 1846) Lovén, S. L. (1846). <i>Index Molluscorum litora Scandinaviae occidentalia habitantium</i>. <em>Öfversigt af Kongliga Vetenskaps Akademiens Förhandlingar.</em> (1846): 134-160, 182-204. [Offprint: pp. 1-50]., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/120730#page/5/mode/1up [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [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 Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. <em>Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France.</em> 307 pp., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/145561.pdf [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 Dyntaxa. (2013). Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at www.dyntaxa.se [15-01-2013]., available online at http://www.dyntaxa.se [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 
 

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Distribution Circumboreal [details]

Distribution 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), Laurentian Channel (bathyal zone)(=Honguedo Strait), lower North Shore; middle North Shore (from Sept- Iles to Cape Whittle, including the Mingan Islands) [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]

Taxonomy Some authors use Leda Schumacher, 1817 as the valid name for the genus (e.g. Madsen, 1949; Ockelmann, 1958). Vokes (1967) noticed that this is a junior synonym of Nucula, a genus from another family. The correct and valid name is without doubt Nuculana Link, 1807. [details]
 

LanguageName 
Danish lille svanehalsmusling  [details]
Dutch geribde snavelneut  [details]
English minute nutclam  [details]