WoRMS taxon details

Thyasira flexuosa (Montagu, 1803)

141662  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:141662)

accepted
Species
marine
(ofTellina flexuosa Montagu, 1803) Montagu, George. (1803). Testacea Britannica or Natural History of British Shells, Marine, Land, and Fresh-Water, Including the Most Minute: Systematically Arranged and Embellished with Figures. J. White, London, Vol. 1, xxxvii + 291 pp. and Vol. 2, 293–606., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/78694 [details]   
Note Falmouth Harbour, Cornwall  
From other sources
Type locality Falmouth Harbour, Cornwall [details]
Distribution Greenland to off North Carolina; Bering Sea to off San Diego, California  
Distribution Greenland to off North Carolina; Bering Sea to off San Diego, California [details]
MolluscaBase (2018). Thyasira flexuosa (Montagu, 1803). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=141662 on 2018-04-22
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original description  (ofTellina flexuosa Montagu, 1803) Montagu, George. (1803). Testacea Britannica or Natural History of British Shells, Marine, Land, and Fresh-Water, Including the Most Minute: Systematically Arranged and Embellished with Figures. J. White, London, Vol. 1, xxxvii + 291 pp. and Vol. 2, 293–606., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/78694 [details]   

original description  (ofThyasira flexuosa var. rotunda Jeffreys, 1881) Jeffreys J.G. 1881. On the Mollusca procured duritig the `Lightning' and `Porcupine' Expeditions, 1868-70. (Part III). Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, 1881: 693-724, pl. 61. , available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/30759908
page(s): 701 [details]   

original description  (ofLucina sinuata Lamarck, 1818) Lamarck [J.-B. M.] de. (1818). Histoire naturelle des animaux sans vertèbres. Tome cinquième. Paris: Deterville/Verdière, 612 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/46337 [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 Ardovini, R.; Cossignani, T. (2004). West African seashells (including Azores, Madeira and Canary Is.) = Conchiglie dell'Africa Occidentale (incluse Azzorre, Madeira e Canarie). English-Italian edition. L'Informatore Piceno: Ancona, Italy. ISBN 88-86070-11-X. 319 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Abbott R. T. (1974). American seashells. The marine Mollusca of the Atlantic and Pacific coast of North America. ed. 2. Van Nostrand, New York. 663 pp., 24 pls. [October 1974]. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Valentich Scott P. (1998). Class Bivalvia. In: Taxonomic Atlas of the Benthic Fauna of the Santa Maria Basin and Western Santa Barbara Channel. The Mollusca Part 1 – The Aplacophora, Polyplacophora, Scaphopoda, Bivalvia and Cephalopoda. Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. volume 8: 97-173.  [details]   

additional source 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]   

additional source Kamenev G.M. (2013) Species composition and distribution of bivalves in bathyal and abyssal depths of the Sea of Japan. Deep-Sea Research II 86-87: 124-139. [Published online 2 August 2012] , available online at https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr2.2012.08.004 [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 Oliver, P.G.; Killeen, I.J.; Ockelmann, K.W. (2002). The Thyasiridae (Mollusca: Bivalvia) of the British Continental Shelf and North Sea oil fields: an identification manual. Studies in Marine Biodiversity and Systematics from the National Museum of Wales. BIOMÔR Reports, 3. National Museums & Galleries of Wales: Cardiff, UK. ISBN 0-7200-0531-0. vi, 73 pp., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/156186.pdf [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofLucina sinuata Lamarck, 1818) Valentich Scott P. (1998). Class Bivalvia. In: Taxonomic Atlas of the Benthic Fauna of the Santa Maria Basin and Western Santa Barbara Channel. The Mollusca Part 1 – The Aplacophora, Polyplacophora, Scaphopoda, Bivalvia and Cephalopoda. Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. volume 8: 97-173.  [details]   

basis of record  (ofAxinus flexuosus (Montagu, 1803)) Oliver, P.G.; Killeen, I.J.; Ockelmann, K.W. (2002). The Thyasiridae (Mollusca: Bivalvia) of the British Continental Shelf and North Sea oil fields: an identification manual. Studies in Marine Biodiversity and Systematics from the National Museum of Wales. BIOMÔR Reports, 3. National Museums & Galleries of Wales: Cardiff, UK. ISBN 0-7200-0531-0. vi, 73 pp., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/156186.pdf [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofAxinus flexuosus (Montagu, 1803)) Oliver, P.G.; Killeen, I.J.; Ockelmann, K.W. (2002). The Thyasiridae (Mollusca: Bivalvia) of the British Continental Shelf and North Sea oil fields: an identification manual. Studies in Marine Biodiversity and Systematics from the National Museum of Wales. BIOMÔR Reports, 3. National Museums & Galleries of Wales: Cardiff, UK. ISBN 0-7200-0531-0. vi, 73 pp., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/156186.pdf [details]   

basis of record  (ofThyasira flexuosa var. rotunda Jeffreys, 1881) 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)
page(s): 39 [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofThyasira flexuosa var. rotunda Jeffreys, 1881) Coan E.V., Valentich-Scott P. & Bernard F.R. (2000) Bivalve seashells of western North America. Marine bivalve mollusks from Arctic Alaska to Baja California. Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. 764 pp.
page(s): 275 [details]   

basis of record  (ofTellina flexuosa Montagu, 1803) Oliver, P.G.; Killeen, I.J.; Ockelmann, K.W. (2002). The Thyasiridae (Mollusca: Bivalvia) of the British Continental Shelf and North Sea oil fields: an identification manual. Studies in Marine Biodiversity and Systematics from the National Museum of Wales. BIOMÔR Reports, 3. National Museums & Galleries of Wales: Cardiff, UK. ISBN 0-7200-0531-0. vi, 73 pp., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/156186.pdf [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofTellina flexuosa Montagu, 1803) Oliver, P.G.; Killeen, I.J.; Ockelmann, K.W. (2002). The Thyasiridae (Mollusca: Bivalvia) of the British Continental Shelf and North Sea oil fields: an identification manual. Studies in Marine Biodiversity and Systematics from the National Museum of Wales. BIOMÔR Reports, 3. National Museums & Galleries of Wales: Cardiff, UK. ISBN 0-7200-0531-0. vi, 73 pp., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/156186.pdf [details]   

status source  (ofLucina sinuata Lamarck, 1818) Huber M. (2015). Compendium of bivalves 2. Harxheim: ConchBooks. 907 pp.
note: treated as nomen dubium [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofAxinus angulatus J. Sowerby, 1821) Valentich Scott P. (1998). Class Bivalvia. In: Taxonomic Atlas of the Benthic Fauna of the Santa Maria Basin and Western Santa Barbara Channel. The Mollusca Part 1 – The Aplacophora, Polyplacophora, Scaphopoda, Bivalvia and Cephalopoda. Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. volume 8: 97-173.  [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofAxinus unicarinatus Nyst, 1835) Valentich Scott P. (1998). Class Bivalvia. In: Taxonomic Atlas of the Benthic Fauna of the Santa Maria Basin and Western Santa Barbara Channel. The Mollusca Part 1 – The Aplacophora, Polyplacophora, Scaphopoda, Bivalvia and Cephalopoda. Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. volume 8: 97-173.  [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofLucina gouldii Philippi, 1845) Valentich Scott P. (1998). Class Bivalvia. In: Taxonomic Atlas of the Benthic Fauna of the Santa Maria Basin and Western Santa Barbara Channel. The Mollusca Part 1 – The Aplacophora, Polyplacophora, Scaphopoda, Bivalvia and Cephalopoda. Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. volume 8: 97-173.  [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Dimensions reaches 1 cm in size [details]

Distribution Greenland to off North Carolina; Bering Sea to off San Diego, California [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]

Spelling Thyarsira flexuosa in Ardovini & Cossignani [details]

Type locality Falmouth Harbour, Cornwall [details]
 

LanguageName 
Danish almindelig foldmusling  [details]
Dutch golfschelpgewone golfschelp  [details]
English flexuose cleftclam  [details]
Eben (1884, plaat 5)
 Eben (1884, plaat 5)
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