WoRMS taxon details

Solemya velum Say, 1822

156994  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:156994)

accepted
Species
Solemya (Petrasma) velum Say, 1822 · alternative representation
marine
Not documented
Distribution Nova Scotia to northern Florida  
Distribution Nova Scotia to northern Florida [details]
MolluscaBase eds. (2024). MolluscaBase. Solemya velum Say, 1822. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=156994 on 2024-04-18
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2005-05-20 11:54:45Z
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2010-03-31 06:40:42Z
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2010-10-01 21:22:21Z
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basis of record Abbott, R. T. (1974). <i>American seashells. The marine Mollusca of the Atlantic and Pacific coast of North America</i>. ed. 2. Van Nostrand, New York. 663 pp., 24 pls. [October 1974]. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Mikkelsen, P. M. & Bieler, R. (2007). <i>Seashells of Southern Florida. Living marine mollusks of the Florida Keys and adjacent regions. Bivalves.</i> Princeton: Princeton University Press. 503 pp. [publisher's copyright date given as "2008"].  [details]   

additional source Turgeon, D. D., W. G. Lyons, P. Mikkelsen, G. Rosenberg, and F. Moretzsohn. 2009. Bivalvia (Mollusca) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 711–744 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, Colleg [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]   

additional source Rosenberg, G. 1992. <i>Encyclopedia of Seashells</i>. Dorset: New York. 224 pp.
page(s): 129 [details]   

additional source Bousfield, E.L. 1960. Canadian Atlantic sea shells. National Museum of Canada, Ottawa. 72 p. [details]   
 
 Present  Present in aphia/obis/gbif/idigbio   Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
   

From other sources
Dimensions reaches 2 to 2.5 cm in size [details]

Distribution Nova Scotia to northern Florida [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 Atlantic awningclam  [details]
German Atlantische Schotenmuschel  [details]