WoRMS taxon details

Yoldia myalis (Couthouy, 1838)

157006  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:157006)

accepted
Species
marine
(ofNucula myalis Couthouy, 1838) Couthouy, J.P., 1839. Descriptions of new species of Mollusca and shells, and remarks on several polypi found in Massachusetts Bay. Boston J. nat. Hist. 2 : 53-111. [details]   
Distribution Labrador to Massachusetts; Alaska to Puget Sound, Washington  
Distribution Labrador to Massachusetts; Alaska to Puget Sound, Washington [details]
MolluscaBase (2018). Yoldia myalis (Couthouy, 1838). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=157006 on 2018-04-22
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2005-05-20 11:54:45Z
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2010-03-31 06:40:42Z
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original description  (ofNucula cascoensis Mighels & C. B. Adams, 1842) Mighels J.W. & Adams C.B. (1842). Descriptions of twenty-four new species of New England shells. Boston Journal of Natural History, 4: 37-54, pl. 4, available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/5362938
page(s): 40-41, pl. 4 fig. 6 [details]   

original description  (ofNucula myalis Couthouy, 1838) Couthouy, J.P., 1839. Descriptions of new species of Mollusca and shells, and remarks on several polypi found in Massachusetts Bay. Boston J. nat. Hist. 2 : 53-111. [details]   

original description  (ofYoldia vancouverensis Smith, 1880) Smith, E.A. (1880) Descriptions of six new species of shells from Vancouver Island. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, series 5, 6, 286–289. [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 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 Trott, T. J. (2004). Cobscook Bay inventory: a historical checklist of marine invertebrates spanning 162 years. Northeastern Naturalist. 11, 261-324., available online at http://www.gulfofmaine.org/kb/files/9793/TROTT-Cobscook%20List.pdf [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [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. American Fisheries Society Special Publication, 26. American Fisheries Society: Bethesda, MD (USA). ISBN 1-888569-01-8. IX, 526 + cd-rom pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Gosner, K. L. (1971). Guide to identification of marine and estuarine invertebrates: Cape Hatteras to the Bay of Fundy. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 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. Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B. 68: p. [details]   

additional source Thomas, M.L.H. (ed.). 1983. Marine and coastal systems of the Quoddy Region, New Brunswick. Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 64. 306 p. [details]   

basis of record  (ofNucula cascoensis Mighels & C. B. Adams, 1842) 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  (ofYoldia vancouverensis Smith, 1880) 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  (ofYoldia (Yoldia) myalis (Couthouy, 1838)) Huber M. (2015). Compendium of bivalves 2. Harxheim: ConchBooks. 907 pp. [details]   

basis of record  (ofNucula myalis Couthouy, 1838) 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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Dimensions reaches 2.5 cm in size [details]

Distribution Labrador to Massachusetts; Alaska to Puget Sound, Washington [details]

Habitat intertidal, 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 oval yoldia  [details]
French yoldie fausse-mye  [details]