WoRMS taxon details

Lyonsia hyalina (Conrad, 1831)

156793  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:156793)

accepted
Species
marine
(of Mya hyalina Conrad, 1831) Conrad, T. A. (1831). Description of fifteen new species of Recent, and three of fossil shells, chiefly from the coast of the United States. <em>Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia.</em> 6(2): 256-268, plate 11., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/24677674 [details]   
Distribution Gulf of St. Lawrence (unspecified region), northern Gaspe waters, Magdalen Islands (from Eastern Bradelle valley to the...  
Distribution Gulf of St. Lawrence (unspecified region), northern Gaspe waters, Magdalen Islands (from Eastern Bradelle valley to the west, as far as Cape North, including the Cape Breton Channel); 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); Nova Scotia to North Carolina [details]
MolluscaBase (2019). MolluscaBase. Lyonsia hyalina (Conrad, 1831). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=156793 on 2019-11-11
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2005-05-19 14:10:07Z
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2010-03-31 06:40:42Z
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original description  (of Mya hyalina Conrad, 1831) Conrad, T. A. (1831). Description of fifteen new species of Recent, and three of fossil shells, chiefly from the coast of the United States. <em>Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia.</em> 6(2): 256-268, plate 11., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/24677674 [details]   

basis of record 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 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]   

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 Rosenberg, G. 1992. <i>Encyclopedia of Seashells</i>. Dorset: New York. 224 pp.
page(s): 169 [details]   

additional source Pimenta, A. D.; Oliveira, C. D. D. C. (2013). Taxonomic Review of the Genus Lyonsia (Pelecypoda: Lyonsiidae) from East Coast of South America, with Description of a New Species and Notes on Other Western Atlantic Species. <em>American Malacological Bulletin.</em> 31(1): 75-84., available online at http://www.bioone.org/doi/full/10.4003/006.031.0119 [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. <i>American Fisheries Society Special Publication</i>, 26. American Fisheries Society: Bethesda, MD (USA). ISBN 1-888569-01-8. IX, 526 + cd-rom pp. (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 Gosner, K. L. (1971). Guide to identification of marine and estuarine invertebrates: Cape Hatteras to the Bay of Fundy. <em>John Wiley & Sons, Inc.</em> 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. <em>Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B.</em> 68: p. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Dimensions reaches 1.5 to 2 cm in size [details]

Distribution Gulf of St. Lawrence (unspecified region), northern Gaspe waters, Magdalen Islands (from Eastern Bradelle valley to the west, as far as Cape North, including the Cape Breton Channel); 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); Nova Scotia to North Carolina [details]

Ecology glues sand grains to itself [details]

Habitat 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 glassy lyonsia  [details]
French lyonsie hyaline  [details]
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