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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMactromeris polynyma (Stimpson, 1860) 
AphiaID: 156863

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMollusca (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBivalvia (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterodonta (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuheterodonta (Infraclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVeneroida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMactroidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMactridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMactromeris (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMactromeris Conrad, 1868
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCallista voyi Gabb, 1869
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMactra grandis Deshayes, 1832
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMactra grayana Schrenck, 1867
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMactra loebbeckeana Weinkauff, 1881
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMactra ovalis Gould, 1839 (invalid: junior homonym of Mactra ovalis J. Sowerby, 1817; Mactra polynyma is a replacement name)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMactra polynyma Stimpson, 1860
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMactra ponderosa Philippi, 1844
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMactra similis W. Wood, 1828
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpisula alaskana Dall, 1921
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpisula polynyma (Stimpson, 1860)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpisula vladivostokensis Bartsch, 1929
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpisula voji korolevae Zhidkova, 1972
Sources  basis of record 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]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorArctic surfclam  [details]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Bay of Fundy
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCobscook Bay [details]
Canada
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDigby [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorLorneville Harbour [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSaguenay Fjord [details]
Gulf of Saint Lawrence
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of St. Lawrence [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorManicouagan [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSt. Lawrence Estuary [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (1 barcode) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (11 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (6 nucleotides; 0 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Gulf of St. Lawrence (unspecified region), Saguenay Fjord, northern Gaspe waters, southern Gaspe waters (Baie des Chaleurs, Gaspe Bay to American, Orphan and Bradelle banks; eastern boundary: eastern Bradelle Valley), Magdalen Islands (from eastern Bradelle valley to the west, as far as Cape North, including the Cape Breton Channel), lower St. Lawrence estuary, 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), upper North Shore (between Sept- Iles and Pointe des Monts), middle North Shore (from Sept- Iles to Cape Whittle, including the Mingan Islands), lower north Shore; southwestern slope of NL. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat bathyal, infralittoral and circalittoral of the Gulf and estuary [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction separate sexes, usually not dimorphic in shell structure; fertilization occurs within the mantle cavity anf young hatch as pelagic larvae (generalized for group) [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:156863
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-20 07:57:29Z  created  Cuvelier, Daphne
2010-03-31 06:40:42Z  checked  Rosenberg, Gary
  
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  Citation: Rosenberg, G. (2014). Mactromeris polynyma (Stimpson, 1860). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=156863 on 2014-07-26
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