WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMendicula pygmaea (Verrill & Bush, 1898)

152424 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:152424)
accepted
Species
marine
(ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCryptodon (Axinulus) pygmaeus Verrill & Bush, 1898) Verrill A. E. & Bush K. J. (1898). Revision of the deep-water Mollusca of the Atlantic coast of North America, with descriptions of new genera and species. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 20: 775-901; pl. 71-97, available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/15838668
page(s): 792-793; pl. 86 fig. 3-4 [details]   
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNote Off Nova Scotia  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Off Nova Scotia [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Off Nova Scotia  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Off Nova Scotia [details]
Gofas, S. (2008). Mendicula pygmaea (Verrill & Bush, 1898). In: MolluscaBase (2017). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=152424 on 2017-11-25

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original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCryptodon (Axinulus) pygmaeus Verrill & Bush, 1898) Verrill A. E. & Bush K. J. (1898). Revision of the deep-water Mollusca of the Atlantic coast of North America, with descriptions of new genera and species. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 20: 775-901; pl. 71-97, available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/15838668
page(s): 792-793; pl. 86 fig. 3-4 [details]   

basis of record 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]   

additional source Turgeon, D. D., W. G. Lyons, P. Mikkelsen, G. Rosenberg, and F. Moretzsohn. 2009. Bivalvia (Mollusca) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 711–744 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, Colleg [details]   

basis of record  (ofUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCryptodon pygmaea Verrill & Bush, 1898) 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  (ofUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCryptodon pygmaea Verrill & Bush, 1898) 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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMendicula pygmaeus (Verrill & Bush, 1898)) Brunel, P.; Bosse, L.; Lamarche, G. (1998). Catalogue of the marine invertebrates of the estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence. Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 126. 405 p. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAxinulus pygmaea (Verrill & Bush, 1898)) Clarke A. H. (1974) Molluscs from Baffin Bay and the northern North Atlantic Ocean. Publications in Biological Oceanography, National Museum of Natural Sciences of Canada 7: 1-23. [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCryptodon (Axinulus) pygmaeus Verrill & Bush, 1898) Check List of European Marine Mollusca (CLEMAM). , available online at http://www.somali.asso.fr/clemam/index.clemam.html [details]   

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorThyasira pygmaea (Verrill & Bush, 1898)) Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorThyasira pygmaea (Verrill & Bush, 1898)) Check List of European Marine Mollusca (CLEMAM). , available online at http://www.somali.asso.fr/clemam/index.clemam.html [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorThyasira pygmaea (Verrill & Bush, 1898)) 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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorThyasira pygmaea (Verrill & Bush, 1898)) Mayhew, R. and F. Cole. 1994 MS. A taxonomic discussion and update of shell-bearing marine molluscs recorded from NW Atlantic North of Cape Cod (excluding Greenland), and Canadian Arctic Archipeligo. [details]   

additional source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorThyasira pygmaea (Verrill & Bush, 1898)) 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]   

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
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Off Nova Scotia [details]
 

Feeding Type
deposit feeder: subsurface [details]
grazer [details]