WoRMS taxon details

Siliqua costata (Say, 1822)

159998  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159998)

Cultellus belcheri G. B. Sowerby II, 1874 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Solen americanus Chenu, 1843 · unaccepted (synonym)
Solen costatus Say, 1822 · unaccepted (original combination)
Solen sayii J. E. Gray, 1833 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Not documented
Distribution Gulf of St. Lawrence to Cape Hatteras  
Distribution Gulf of St. Lawrence to Cape Hatteras [details]
MolluscaBase eds. (2023). MolluscaBase. Siliqua costata (Say, 1822). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159998 on 2023-06-02
2005-05-30 09:27:08Z
2009-09-05 11:22:23Z
2009-09-06 20:15:22Z

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original description  (of Solen sayii J. E. Gray, 1833) Griffith E. & Pidgeon E. (1833-1834). The Mollusca and Radiata. Vol. 12, In: E. Griffith, [1824]−1835, The Animal Kingdom arranged in conformity with its organization, by the Baron Cuvier, [...]. London: Whittaker and Co., viii + 601 pp., 61 pls. [Date of publication after Evenhuis (2009): pp. 1-384, Mollusca pls. 1−39, Zoophytes pls 1-20 - 1833; pp. viii + 385-601, Mollusca corrected pls. 28*, 36*, 37*, pls. 40-41 - 1834]. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/40578
page(s): pl. 31, fig. 3 [legend] [details]   

basis of record Brunel, P., Bosse, L. & Lamarche, G. (1998). Catalogue of the marine invertebrates of the estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence. <em>Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 126.</em> 405 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Meinkoth, N. A. (1981). Field guide to North American seashore creatures. <em>The Audubon Society.</em> 1-799. [details]   

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   
 Present  Present in aphia/obis/gbif/idigbio   Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 

From other sources
Dimensions reaches 5 to 6 cm in size [details]

Distribution Gulf of St. Lawrence to Cape Hatteras [details]

Habitat intertidal and infralittoral of Gulf and estuary [details]

Original Combination Solen costatus Say, 1822. [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]
English Atlantic razor clamAtlantic razor  [details]
French silique costulée  [details]
German Atlantische Messermuschel  [details]
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