WoRMS taxon details

Turtonia minuta (O. Fabricius, 1780)

141875  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:141875)

accepted
Species
marine
(of Venus minuta O. Fabricius, 1780) Fabricius, O. (1780). <em>Fauna Groenlandica, systematice sistens animalia groenlandiae occidentalis hactenus indagata, quoad nomen specificium, triviale, vernaculumque, synonyma auctorum plurimum, descriptionem, locum, victum, generationem, mores, usum capturamque singuli, pro ut detegendi occasio fuit, maximaque parte secundum proprias observationes.</em> Hafniae [= Copenhagen] & Lipsiae [= Leipzig]: J.G. Rothe. xvi + 452 pp., 1 pl., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/13442285
page(s): 412-413 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Distribution Often very common, circumpolar  
Distribution Often very common, circumpolar [details]

Distribution Arctic Seas to Massachusetts; Alaska to Baja California; Europe  
Distribution Arctic Seas to Massachusetts; Alaska to Baja California; Europe [details]

Taxonomy Due to neoteny, Ockelmann (1964) suggested that Turtonia minuta could have been arisen out of the Veneridae.  
Taxonomy Due to neoteny, Ockelmann (1964) suggested that Turtonia minuta could have been arisen out of the Veneridae. [details]
MolluscaBase eds. (2022). MolluscaBase. Turtonia minuta (O. Fabricius, 1780). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=141875 on 2022-11-28
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2010-09-23 10:34:21Z
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original description  (of Mya purpurea Montagu, 1808) Montagu, G. (1808). Supplement to Testacea Britannica with Additional Plates. Woolmer, Exeter. v + 183 pp., pl. 17-30. , available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/61685744 [details]   

original description  (of Turtonia nitida A. E. Verrill, 1872) Verrill, A. E. (1872). Brief contributions to zoölogy, from the Museum of Yale College. No. XX. Recent additions to the molluscan fauna of New England and the adjacent waters, with notes on other species. <em>American Journal of Science and Arts.</em> (3) 3 (15): 281-290; pl. 6-8., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/36995471
page(s): 286, pl. 7 fig. 4, 4ª [details]   

original description  (of Venus minuta O. Fabricius, 1780) Fabricius, O. (1780). <em>Fauna Groenlandica, systematice sistens animalia groenlandiae occidentalis hactenus indagata, quoad nomen specificium, triviale, vernaculumque, synonyma auctorum plurimum, descriptionem, locum, victum, generationem, mores, usum capturamque singuli, pro ut detegendi occasio fuit, maximaque parte secundum proprias observationes.</em> Hafniae [= Copenhagen] & Lipsiae [= Leipzig]: J.G. Rothe. xvi + 452 pp., 1 pl., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/13442285
page(s): 412-413 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

basis of record Gofas, S.; Le Renard, J.; Bouchet, P. (2001). Mollusca. in: Costello, M.J. et al. (eds), European Register of Marine Species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. <em>Patrimoines Naturels.</em> 50: 180-213., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/ocrd/254404.pdf [details]   

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., London.</em> 693 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Ockelmann, K. W. (1964). <i>Turtonia minuta</i> (Fabricius), a neotenous Veneracean Bivalve. <em>Ophelia.</em> 1(1): 121-146. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Huber, M. (2010). <i>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</i>. Hackenheim: ConchBooks. 901 pp., 1 CD-ROM. (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
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Dimensions reaches 2 to 3 mm in size [details]

Distribution Often very common, circumpolar [details]

Distribution Arctic Seas to Massachusetts; Alaska to Baja California; Europe [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]

Taxonomy Due to neoteny, Ockelmann (1964) suggested that Turtonia minuta could have been arisen out of the Veneridae. [details]
LanguageName 
English minute turton  [details]
Japanese ノミハマグリ  [details]