Mya truncata Linnaeus, 1758
(blunt gaper)

Taxonomic hierarchy:
SpeciesMya truncata (blunt gaper)
GenusMya (a genus of molluscs)
FamilyMYIDAE (a family of molluscs)
OrderMYOIDA (an order of molluscs)
ClassBIVALVIA (bivalves)
PhylumMOLLUSCA (slugs, snails, bivalves, octopus, sea slugs)
SuperphylumLOPHOTROCHOZOA (molluscs and relatives)
CladeBilateria (bilaterally symmetrical animals)
SubkingdomEUMETAZOA (metazoans)
KingdomANIMALIA (animals)
DomainEukaryota (eukaryotes)
LifeBIOTA (living things)
Records of Mya truncata (Blunt Gaper) :
1: Mya truncata (Blunt Gaper)
25 Apr 2008 OSGR: SZ08 50° 40' N, 1° 60' W Vice County: Dorset (VC 9) England
4 old dead shells washed up on beach after storm
Image 1: Left valve - inner surface - black backgroundImage 2: Left valve - inner surface - black background (2)Image 3: Left valve - inner surface - black background (3)Image 4: Left valve - outer surface - black backgroundImage 5: Left valve - outer surface - black background (2)Image 6: Left valve - outer surface - black background (3)Image 7: Right valve - inner surface - black backgroundImage 8: Right valve - outer surface - black backgroundImage 9: Right valve - outer surface - black background (2)Image 10: Shells - inner surfaces - black backgroundImage 11: Shells - inner surfaces - white backgroundImage 12: Shells - outer surfaces - black backgroundImage 13: Shells - outer surfaces - white backgroundImage 14: Left valve - projecting chondrophore - close-up - enlargedImage 15: Right valve - concealed chondrophore - close-up - enlarged

Mya truncata (Blunt Gaper) may be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

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