WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilopsis leucophaeata (Conrad, 1831)

156887  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:156887)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish
(ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus leucophaeatus 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. Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. 6(2): 256-268, plate 11., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/24677674
page(s): 263-264; pl. 11 fig. 13 [details]   
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Virginian, southside of Cape Cod to Cape Hatteras  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Virginian, southside of Cape Cod to Cape Hatteras [details]
Gofas, S.; Rosenberg, G. (2016). Mytilopsis leucophaeata. In: MolluscaBase (2017). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=156887 on 2017-12-14

Date
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2005-05-20 11:54:45Z
created
2008-05-20 06:37:52Z
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2011-10-23 16:41:52Z
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2016-01-05 16:36:47Z
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original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus cochleatus Nyst, 1835) Nyst, P.-H. (1835). Mollusques. Bulletins de l'Académie Royale des Sciences et Belles-Lettres de Bruxelles. 2: 235-236, 1 plate., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2880443
note: ex Kickx, ms.  [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus leucophaeatus 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. Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. 6(2): 256-268, plate 11., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/24677674
page(s): 263-264; pl. 11 fig. 13 [details]   

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 Williams, J. D.; Butler, R. S.; Warren, G. L.; Johnson, N. A. (2014). Freshwater Mussels of Florida. University of Alabama Press, Tuscaloosa. 498 pp. [details]   

additional source Howells R. G., Neck R. W. & Murray H. D. (1996). Freshwater mussels of Texas. Texas Parks and Wildlife Press, Austin, Texas. pp. i-iv, 1-218. ISBN: 978-1-885-69610-6.  [details]   

additional source Pollock, L.W. (1998). A practical guide to the marine animals of northeastern North America. Rutgers University Press. New Brunswick, New Jersey & London. 367 pp., available online at http://books.google.com/books?id=i1AmT31cuR4C  [details]   

redescription Marelli, D. C. & Gray, S. 1983. Conchological redescriptions of Mytilopsis sallei and Mytilopsis leucophaeta of the brackish western Atlantic. The Veliger 25(3): 185-193, available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/42517063 [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCongeria leucophaeta [sic]) Gollasch, S. & S. Nehring. (2006). National checklist for aquatic alien species in Germany. Aquatic Invasions. 1(4):245-269., available online at https://doi.org/10.3391/ai.2006.1.4.8
page(s): 263 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorCongeria cochleata (Nyst, 1835)) Chemin [E.]. (1913). Sur la Congeria cochleata du canal de Caen à la mer. Bulletin de la Société linnéenne de Normandie. (6)4: 104-106., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/5743135 [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus americanus Récluz, 1858) 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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus cochleatus Nyst, 1835) 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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus leucophaeatus Conrad, 1831) 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]   

context source (Introduced species) Katsanevakis, S.; Bogucarskis, K.; Gatto, F.; Vandekerkhove, J.; Deriu, I.; Cardoso A.S. (2012). Building the European Alien Species Information Network (EASIN): a novel approach for the exploration of distributed alien species data. BioInvasions Records. 1: 235-245., available online at http://easin.jrc.ec.europa.eu [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

context source (Schelde) Maris, T.; Beauchard, O.; Van Damme, S.; Van den Bergh, E.; Wijnhoven, S.; Meire, P. (2013). Referentiematrices en Ecotoopoppervlaktes Annex bij de Evaluatiemethodiek Schelde-estuarium Studie naar “Ecotoopoppervlaktes en intactness index”. Monitor Taskforce Publication Series, 2013-01. NIOZ: Yerseke. 35 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From regional or thematic species database
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species abundance in Celtic Sea (IHO Sea Area) : Rare [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species abundance in Dutch part of the North Sea : Common [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species impact in Belgian part of the North Sea : Other impact - undefined or uncertain [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Belgian part of the North Sea : Shipping [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in United Kingdom part of the Celtic Sea (Marine Region) : Ships: general [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAlien species The brackish water mussel or dark falsemussel Mytilopsis leucophaeata is an American species that came to Beligan regions via ships. The species typically occurs in estuaries and in Belgium it is found in the Scheldt estuary. The brackish water mussel settles in cooling systems, causing ‘biofouling’ problems in many industrial sites in Europe. The fact that this species is highly resistant to fluctuations in temperature and salinity makes it difficult to take effective countermeasures. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Virginian, southside of Cape Cod to Cape Hatteras [details]
 

LanguageName 
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbrakwatermossel  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordark falsemusselUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordark false mussel [from synonym]Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorConrad's false musleUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbrackish water mussel [from synonym]  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorfausse moule brune  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBrackwasser-Dreikantmuschel [from synonym]  [details]