Spisula solidissima — Common names

Atlantic Surf-clam (german: Dickschalige Trogmuschel) learn more about names for this taxon

Many people know organisms only by the common names, or "vernacular" names. Unlike scientific names, common names are almost always different for speakers of different languages. They may also vary regionally within a language. This tab shows all the common names provided to EOL for this organism from a variety of providers, including EOL curators. Currently we can only set one preferred common name per language on a given EOL page, but all the names should be searchable.

Common names listed by language

Preferred marks the preferred name for each language.


Name Sources Status
Atlantic Surf Clam Jeff Holmes, MarLIN resource, NCBI Taxonomy, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Atlantic surf-clam NCBI Taxonomy Trusted
Atlantic surf-clam (German: Dickschalige Trogmuschel) Unknown Trusted
Atlantic surfclam Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), NatureServe resource, Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013, uBio Trusted
Bar Clam uBio Trusted
Hen Clam uBio Trusted
Sea Clam uBio Trusted
Skimmer clam uBio Trusted
Surf clam Egg Characteristics and Breeding Season for Woods Hole Species-to be deleted-, Woods Hole Species, uBio Trusted


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En art musling uBio Unknown


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Reuzenstrandschelp Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013 Trusted
Stevige strandschelp uBio Unknown


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Mactre d'Amérique Claude Nozères Trusted
Mactre de l'Atlantique Claude Nozères Trusted
Mactre solide uBio Unknown


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dickschalige Trogmuschel Hans-Martin Braun Trusted
Riesentrogmuschel uBio Unknown


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Cappa americana uBio Unknown


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Ameijoa branca americana uBio Unknown


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Almeja blanca uBio Unknown


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