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Glycymeris keenae Willett, 1944
Commarginal Bittersweet
Family: Glycymerididae
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© Bill Merilees  Email the photographer   (Photo ID #30977)

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Distribution of Glycymeris keenae in British Columbia
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Recorded from British Columbia by Merilees (2008) from Hardy Bay (Port Hardy) "just off Masterman Islands", collected June 7, 1996 (Forsyth 2013, Merillees2008). Merilees says "The presence of the Commarginal Bittersweet at Hardy Bay extends the range of this species southward from 54.8 degrees North to 50.45 degrees North, a distance of approximately 485 km, and provides the first record for this species from British Columbia and a new species for Canada."

Status Information

Origin StatusProvincial StatusBC List
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Recommended citation: Author, Date. Page title. In Klinkenberg, Brian. (Editor) 2021. E-Fauna BC: Electronic Atlas of the Fauna of British Columbia [efauna.bc.ca]. Lab for Advanced Spatial Analysis, Department of Geography, University of British Columbia, Vancouver. [Accessed: 2024-07-24 6:14:08 PM]
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