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Taxonomic Details for Geukensia demissa

Systematic Resumé:
KingdomAnimalia
SubkingdomBilateria
InfrakingdomProtostomia
SuperphylumLophozoa
PhylumMollusca
ClassBivalvia
SubclassPteriomorphia
OrderMytiloida
FamilyMytilidae
GenusGeukensia
SpeciesGeukensia demissa
Common Name: ribbed mussel, ribbed-mussel
Authority: (Dillwyn, 1817)
ITIS TSN: 79555   (click on the taxonomic serial number to view the ITIS web page)
Habitats: Salinity Zone: Brackish water, Salinity Zone: Marine
GCE Contact: Steven C. Pennings, University of Houston, Houston, Texas

GCE Data Sets:

INV-GCEM-1707 (Mollusc population abundance monitoring: Fall 2016 mid-marsh and creekbank infaunal and epifaunal mollusc abundance based on collections from GCE marsh, monitoring sites 1-10)

INV-GCEM-1707a (Mollusc population size distribution monitoring: Fall 2016 mid-marsh and creekbank infaunal and epifaunal mollusc size distributions based on collections from GCE marsh monitoring sites 1-10)

INV-GCEM-1607 (Mollusc population abundance monitoring: Fall 2015 mid-marsh and creekbank infaunal and epifaunal mollusc abundance based on collections from GCE marsh, monitoring sites 1-10)

INV-GCEM-1607a (Mollusc population size distribution monitoring: Fall 2015 mid-marsh and creekbank infaunal and epifaunal mollusc size distributions based on collections from GCE marsh monitoring sites 1-10)

GEL-GCET-1216 (Effects of Small-scale Armoring and Residential Development on the Salt Marsh/Upland Ecotone in Coastal Georgia, USA)

(view all 55 relevant data sets in the GCE Data Catalog)

Geukensia demissa
Geukensia demissa at the GCE4

Geukensia demissa
Geukensia clump Sapelo Island 2016. Photo Steven Pennings

Geukensia demissa
Clump of Geukensia that have all died following a hot summer, Sapelo Island 2016. Photo Steven Pennings

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This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under grants OCE-9982133, OCE-0620959, OCE-1237140 and OCE-1832178. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in the material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.