WoRMS taxon details

Melampus bidentatus Say, 1822

160368  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:160368)

accepted
Species
Auricula cornea Deshayes, 1830 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Melampus (Melampus) bidentatus Say, 1822 · alternate representation
Melampus bidentatus var. lineatus Say, 1822 · unaccepted (junior synonym)
Melampus coffeus var. bishopii C. A. Davis, 1904 · unaccepted (junior synonym)
Melampus gundlachi L. Pfeiffer, 1853 · unaccepted (junior synonym)
Melampus lineatus Say, 1822 · unaccepted (junior synonym)
Melampus obliquus Say, 1822 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Melampus redfieldi L. Pfeiffer, 1854 · unaccepted (junior synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh
Say, T. (1822). An account of some of the marine shells of the United States. <em>Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia.</em> 2(1): 221-248; 2(2): 257-276, 302-325., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/36831411
page(s): 245-247 [details]   
Distribution Range: 48°N to 18°N; 97.2°W to 70°W. Distribution: Canada: Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick; USA:...  
Distribution Range: 48°N to 18°N; 97.2°W to 70°W. Distribution: Canada: Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick; USA: Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida; Florida: East Florida, West Florida, Florida Keys; USA: Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas; Mexico; Mexico: Veracruz, Campeche State, Yucatan State, Quintana Roo; Belize, Bermuda, Bahamas; Bahamas: Grand Bahama Island, Abaco (Great & Little), Bimini, Andros, New Providence, Eleuthera, Cay Sal; Turks and Caicos, Cuba, Jamaica, Haiti, Dominican Republic [details]
MolluscaBase eds. (2022). MolluscaBase. Melampus bidentatus Say, 1822. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=160368 on 2022-11-30
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2005-05-31 09:09:36Z
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original description Say, T. (1822). An account of some of the marine shells of the United States. <em>Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia.</em> 2(1): 221-248; 2(2): 257-276, 302-325., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/36831411
page(s): 245-247 [details]   

original description  (of Melampus bidentatus var. lineatus Say, 1822) Say, T. (1822). An account of some of the marine shells of the United States. <em>Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia.</em> 2(1): 221-248; 2(2): 257-276, 302-325., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/36831411
page(s): 246 [details]   

original description  (of Melampus redfieldi L. Pfeiffer, 1854) Pfeiffer, L. (1854). Neue Auriculaceen. <em>Malakozoologische Blätter. Cassel (Theodor Fischer).</em> 1 (4): 111-112 [Juni 1854].
page(s): 112 [details]   

original description  (of Melampus coffeus var. alternatus C. A. Davis, 1904) Davis, C. A. (1904). Notes on the Mollusca of the Bermuda Islands. <em>The Nautilus.</em> 17(11): 125-129, pl. 4.
page(s): 27, pl. 4, fig. 11 [details]   

original description  (of Melampus coffeus var. verticalis C. A. Davis, 1904) Davis, C. A. (1904). Notes on the Mollusca of the Bermuda Islands. <em>The Nautilus.</em> 17(11): 125-129, pl. 4.
page(s): 127, pl. 4, fig. 12 [details]   

original description  (of Melampus coffeus var. bishopii C. A. Davis, 1904) Davis, C. A. (1904). Notes on the Mollusca of the Bermuda Islands. <em>The Nautilus.</em> 17(11): 125-129, pl. 4.
page(s): 127, pl. 4, fig. 13 [details]   

original description  (of Melampus obliquus Say, 1822) Say, T. 1822. Description of univalve terrestrial and fluviatile shells of the United States. <em>Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia</em> 2(2): 370-381 , available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/36831560
page(s): 377 [details]   

original description  (of Auricula cornea Deshayes, 1830) Deshayes, G. P. (1830-1832). <i>Encyclopédie méthodique ou par ordre de matières. Histoire naturelle des Vers et Mollusques</i>. Vol. 2: viii+1-594 [part 1: i-vi, 1-256, Livraison 101, 1 Feb 1830; part 2: 1-144, Livraison 101, 1 Feb. 1830; 145-594, Livraison 102, 29 Sept. 1832]. Vol. 3: 595-1152 [Livraison 102, 29 Sept. 1832]. , available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/33694395
page(s): 90 [details]   

context source (Bermuda) Jensen, R. H. (1997). A Checklist and Bibliography of the Marine Molluscs of Bermuda. Unp. , 547 pp [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 Rosenberg, G. 2004. Malacolog Version 3.3.2: Western Atlantic gastropod database. The Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia, PA., available online at http://www.malacolog.org [details]   

additional source Rosenberg, G.; Moretzsohn, F.; García, E. F. (2009). Gastropoda (Mollusca) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 579–699 <i>in:</i> Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Rosenberg, G. 1992. <i>Encyclopedia of Seashells</i>. Dorset: New York. 224 pp.
page(s): 124 [details]   

additional source Adams, H. & Adams, A. (1854). Monographs of <i>Ellobium</i> and <i>Melampus</i>, two genera of pulmoniferous Mollusca. <em>Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London.</em> (1854) 22: 7-13., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/30747376
page(s): 10 [details]   

additional source Holland, B., Loomis, S. H. & Gordon, J. L. (1991). Ice formation and freezing damage in the foot muscle of the intertidal snail <i>Melampus bidentatus</i>. <em>Cryobiology.</em> 28(5): 491-498. [details]   
 
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From other sources
Distribution Range: 48°N to 18°N; 97.2°W to 70°W. Distribution: Canada: Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick; USA: Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida; Florida: East Florida, West Florida, Florida Keys; USA: Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas; Mexico; Mexico: Veracruz, Campeche State, Yucatan State, Quintana Roo; Belize, Bermuda, Bahamas; Bahamas: Grand Bahama Island, Abaco (Great & Little), Bimini, Andros, New Providence, Eleuthera, Cay Sal; Turks and Caicos, Cuba, Jamaica, Haiti, Dominican Republic [details]

Habitat intertidal [details]
To NMNH Extant Collection (USNM 1437519)
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To NMNH Extant Collection (USNM 1437520)
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To Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History (YPM IZ 100153)
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