WoRMS taxon details

Turtonia minuta (Fabricius, 1780)

141875  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:141875)

accepted
Species
marine
(ofVenus minuta Fabricius, 1780) Fabricius, O. (1780). Fauna Groenlandica: systematice sistens animalia Groenlandiae occidentalis hactenus indagata, quod nomen specificium. Hafniae et Lipsiae: Copenhagen, Denmark. XVI, 452, [2] f. pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/48073#page/7/mode/1up
page(s): 412-413 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Distribution Arctic Seas to Massachusetts; Alaska to Baja California; Europe  
Distribution Arctic Seas to Massachusetts; Alaska to Baja California; Europe [details]

Distribution Often very common, circumpolar  
Distribution Often very common, circumpolar [details]

Taxonomy Due to neoteny, Ockelmann (1964) suggested that Turtonia minuta could have been arisen out of the Veneridae.  
Taxonomy Due to neoteny, Ockelmann (1964) suggested that Turtonia minuta could have been arisen out of the Veneridae. [details]
MolluscaBase (2018). Turtonia minuta (Fabricius, 1780). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=141875 on 2018-04-21
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original description  (ofMya purpurea Montagu, 1808) Montagu, G. (1808). Supplement to Testacea Britannica with Additional Plates. Woolmer, Exeter. v + 183 pp., pl. 17-30., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/24430722 [details]   

original description  (ofTurtonia nitida Verrill, 1872) Verrill, A. E. (1872). Brief contributions to zoölogy, from the Museum of Yale College. No. XX. Recent additions to the molluscan fauna of New England and the adjacent waters, with notes on other species. American Journal of Science and Arts. (3) 3 (15): 281-290; pl. 6-8., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/36995471
page(s): 286, pl. 7 fig. 4, 4ª [details]   

original description  (ofVenus minuta Fabricius, 1780) Fabricius, O. (1780). Fauna Groenlandica: systematice sistens animalia Groenlandiae occidentalis hactenus indagata, quod nomen specificium. Hafniae et Lipsiae: Copenhagen, Denmark. XVI, 452, [2] f. pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/48073#page/7/mode/1up
page(s): 412-413 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

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 Gosner, K. L. (1971). Guide to identification of marine and estuarine invertebrates: Cape Hatteras to the Bay of Fundy. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 693 p. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Linkletter, L. E. (1977). A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B. 68: p. [details]   

additional source Ockelmann K. W. (1964). Turtonia minuta (Fabricius), a neotenous Veneracean Bivalve. Ophelia 1 (1): 121-146 [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 Backeljau, T. (1986). Lijst van de recente mariene mollusken van België [List of the recent marine molluscs of Belgium]. Koninklijk Belgisch Instituut voor Natuurwetenschappen: Brussels, Belgium. 106 pp. (look up in IMIS)
page(s): 2 [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]   

source of synonymy  (ofMya purpurea Montagu, 1808) Forbes E.; Hanley S.C. (1848-1853). A history of British Mollusca and their shells. London, van Voorst. Vol. 1: i-lxxx [1853], 1-486 [1848], pl. A-W, AA-ZZ, AAA-ZZZ [dates uncertain]; Vol. 2: 1-480 [1 dec. 1849], 481-557 [1850]; Vol. 3: 1-320 [1850], 321-616 [1851]; Vol. 4: 1-300 [1852], pl. 1-114F [dates uncertain]., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/16341 [details]   

basis of record  (ofCyamium minutum (Fabricius, 1780)) Historical benthic dredge samples from the Southern Baltic and the North (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record  (ofVenus minuta Fabricius, 1780) 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  (ofTurtonia nitida Verrill, 1872) 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  (ofTurtonia occidentalis Dall, 1871) 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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Dimensions reaches 2 to 3 mm in size [details]

Distribution Arctic Seas to Massachusetts; Alaska to Baja California; Europe [details]

Distribution Often very common, circumpolar [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 Due to neoteny, Ockelmann (1964) suggested that Turtonia minuta could have been arisen out of the Veneridae. [details]
 

LanguageName 
English minute turton  [details]
Japanese ノミハマグリ  [details]