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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSolemya borealis Totten, 1834 
AphiaID: 156992

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 editorProtobranchia (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSolemyida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSolemyoidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSolemyidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSolemya (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSolemya borealis (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrasma Dall, 1908
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSolemya (Petrasma) Dall, 1908
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSolemya Lamarck, 1818
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSolemya borealis Totten, 1834
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSolemya (Petrasma) borealis Totten, 1834 · accepted, alternate representation
Sources  original description Totten J.G. (1834). Description of some new shells, belonging to the coast of New England. American Journal of Science and Arts. 26: 366-369, 1 pl., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/30989159
page(s): 366-367, Plate, fig. 1 [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorboreal awningclam  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsolémie du nord  [details]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Canada
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGrand Manan Channel [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWeymouth (Canada) [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [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 Biodiversity Heritage Library (74 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
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 editorDimensions reaches 5 to 7.5 cm insize [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Nova Scotia to Connecticut [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]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:156992
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-20 11:54:45Z  created  Cuvelier, Daphne
2010-03-31 06:40:42Z  checked  Rosenberg, Gary
  
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  Citation: Rosenberg, G. (2015). Solemya borealis. In: MolluscaBase (2015). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=156992 on 2016-08-29
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