Taxon profile


Sand Gaper
Mya arenaria Linnaeus, 1758

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Mollusca - mollusks »  class Bivalvia - bivalves »  order Pholadida »  family Myidae »  genus Mya

Other names

= Long Neck
= Mananose
= Maninose
= Soft Clam
= Soft Shell
= Soft Shell Clam


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Links and literature

EN Galli C.: WMSDB - Wolrdwide Mollusc Species Data Base July 10, 2013 [] [as Mya arenaria Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2013
IT Repetto G., Orlando F. & Arduino G. (2005): Conchiglie del Mediterraneo, Amici del Museo "Federico Eusebio", Alba, Italy [as Mya arenaria (Linné, 1758)]
CZ Pfleger V. (1999): České názvy živočichů III. Měkkýši (Mollusca), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 108 pp. [as Mya arenaria LINNÉ, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 11 November 2013
EN Stephan Gollasch and Stefan Nehring (2006): National checklist for aquatic alien species in Germany [], Aquatic invasions, Volume 1, Issue 4: 245-269 [as Mya arenaria (Linnaeus, 1758)]

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