WoRMS taxon details

Xylophaga atlantica H. G. Richards, 1942

156497  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:156497)

accepted
Species
marine
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), lower St. Lawrence estuary; Laurentian Channel (bathyal zone)(=Honguedo strait) [details]
MolluscaBase (2018). Xylophaga atlantica H. G. Richards, 1942. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=156497 on 2018-04-23
Date
action
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2005-05-18 07:40:01Z
created
2010-03-31 06:40:42Z
changed
2010-09-23 10:34:21Z
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basis of record 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 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] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Dimensions reaches 2 cm in size [details]

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), lower St. Lawrence estuary; Laurentian Channel (bathyal zone)(=Honguedo strait) [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 
English Atlantic woodeater  [details]