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A Database of Western Atlantic Marine Mollusca

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Bivalvia: : Anomioidea: Anomiidae

Anomia simplex d'Orbigny, 1853

Range: 44.3°N to 35°S; 91°W to 35°W
Depth: 0 to 80 m (live 1 to 11 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 50  mm


Anomia electrica auct. non Linnaeus, 1758
Anomia ephippium auct. non Linnaeus, 1758
Anomia simplex d'Orbigny, 1853
Anomya simplex (d'Orbigny, 1853) 
Anomia glabra A. E. Verrill, 1872
Anomia minor Verkrüzen, 1881
Anomia huttoni Suter, 1913
Anomia mareana Weisbord, 1964


Anomia simplex d'Orbigny, 1853, p. 367, pl. 28, figs. 31-33
[Basis of the current name]
Attributed to: d'Orbigny (1842)
Type Locality: Martinique and Cuba
Range: 44.3°N to 2°N; 91°W to 61°W
Depth: 0 to 80 m (live 1 to 11 m)
Maximum Reported Size: 44 mm
Distribution: Canada: Nova Scotia; USA: Maine, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Virginia, Florida: East Florida, West Florida; USA: Texas; Mexico: Quintana Roo; Bermuda, Cuba, Martinique
References: Procter (1933) NE; Perry & Schwengel (1955) M; Lyons et al. (1971) l; Reed & Mikkelsen (1987) D; Lyons (1989b) L
Comments: As Anomya simplex in plate caption.
Combining Genera:  Anomya

Anomia electrica auct. non Linnaeus, 1758, 
[Not available]
Comments: Misidentification.

Anomia ephippium auct. non Linnaeus, 1758, 
[Not available]
Range: 42°N to 35°S; 35°W
Depth: 12 m
Maximum Reported Size: 50 mm
Comments: Misidentification.

Anomia glabra A. E. Verrill, 1872, 
References: Mikkelsen (2005) s

Anomia huttoni Suter, 1913, 
References: Marshall (1996) s
Comments: Type locality erroneous; described from New Zealand.

Anomia mareana Weisbord, 1964, 
[Synonymy uncertain]
References: Gibson-Smith & Gibson-Smith (1979) s?

Anomia minor Verkrüzen, 1881a, 

Partial List of References

d'Orbigny, A. 1853. Mollusques Histoire Physique, Politique et Naturelle de l'île de Cuba 2 [iv] + 225-380, pls. 26-28?.

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