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Mactromeris polynyma  (Stimpson, 1860)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 80983

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Mactra polynyma (Stimpson, 1860)
 
    Spisula polynyma (Stimpson, 1860)
 
  Common Name(s): Arctic surfclam [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomProtostomia   
          SuperphylumLophozoa   
             PhylumMollusca  – mollusques, molusco, molluscs, mollusks  
                ClassBivalvia Linnaeus, 1758 – bivalves, clams, bivalves, palourdes, bivalve, mexilhão, ostra  
                   SubclassHeterodonta Neumayr, 1884  
                      OrderVeneroida H. Adams and A. Adams, 1856  
                         SuperfamilyMactroidea Lamarck, 1809  
                            FamilyMactridae Lamarck, 1809  
                               GenusMactromeris Conrad, 1868  
                                  SpeciesMactromeris polynyma (Stimpson, 1860) – Arctic surfclam  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Subspecies Mactromeris polynyma alaskana   
                                     Subspecies Mactromeris polynyma polynyma (Stimpson, 1860)  
       

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  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
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  Reference for: Mactromeris polynyma   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Coan, Eugene V., Paul Valentich Scott, and Frank R. Bernard  
  Publication Date: 2000   
  Article/Chapter Title: Bivalve Seashells of Western North America: Marine Bivalve Mollusks from Arctic Alaska to Baja California   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History Monographs, Number 2; Studies in Biodiversity, Number 2   
  Page(s): viii + 764   
  Publisher: Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History   
  Publication Place: Santa Barbara, California, USA   
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  Reference for: Mactromeris polynyma, Arctic surfclam [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Turgeon, D. D., A. E. Bogan, E. V. Coan, W. K. Emerson, W. G. Lyons, W. Pratt, et al.  
  Publication Date: 1988   
  Article/Chapter Title: Common and scientific names of aquatic invertebrates from the United States and Canada: mollusks   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication 16   
  Page(s): vii + 277   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-913235-47-4, 0097-0638  
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Mactromeris polynyma   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Turgeon, D. D., J. F. Quinn, Jr., A. E. Bogan, E. V. Coan, F. G. Hochberg, W. G. Lyons, et al.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Common and scientific names of aquatic invertebrates from the United States and Canada: Mollusks, 2nd ed.   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication 26   
  Page(s): 526   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-888569-01-8, 0097-0638  
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Mactromeris polynyma   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: East Pacific  
    Western Atlantic Ocean  
       
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