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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmygdalum Megerle von Mühlfeld, 1811 
AphiaID: 138213

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMollusca (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBivalvia (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPteriomorphia (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytiloidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmygdalum (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmygdalum dendriticum Megerle von Mühlfeld, 1811 (type by monotypy)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilidae Rafinesque, 1815
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiella Monterosato, 1884 (synonym)
Sources  original description Megerle von Mühlfeld J.C. (1811). Entwurf eines neuen Systems der Schaltiergehäuse. Magazin für die neuesten Entdecklungen in der gesammten Naturkunde von der Gesellschaft Naturforschaft Freunde zu Berlin. 5(1): 38-72, plate 3., available online at http://books.google.es/books?id=JicVAAAAYAAJ
page(s): 69 [details]

redescription Coan, E. V.; Valentich-Scott, P. (2012). Bivalve seashells of tropical West America. Marine bivalve mollusks from Baja California to northern Peru. 2 vols, 1258 pp. [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmygdalum americanum Soot-Ryen, 1955
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmygdalum anoxicolum G. Oliver, 2001
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmygdalum arborescens (Fischer von Waldheim, 1807)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmygdalum dolichum (Suter, 1917) †
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmygdalum newcombi (Dall, Bartsch & Rehder, 1938)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmygdalum pallidulum (Dall, 1916)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmygdalum peasei (Newcomb, 1870)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmygdalum politum (Verrill & S. Smith [in Verrill], 1880)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmygdalum sagittatum (Rehder, 1935)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmygdalum soyoae Habe, 1958
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmygdalum striatum (Hutton, 1873)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmygdalum watsoni (E. A. Smith, 1885)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmygdalum agglutinans (Cantraine, 1835) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLioberus agglutinans (Cantraine, 1835)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmygdalum beddomei Iredale, 1924 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmygdalum striatum (Hutton, 1873)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmygdalum dendriticum Megerle von Mühlfeld, 1811 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmygdalum arborescens (Fischer von Waldheim, 1807)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmygdalum frixum Mörch, 1853 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBarbatia amygdalumtostum (Röding, 1798)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmygdalum japonica (Dunker, 1857) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArcuatula japonica (Dunker, 1857)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmygdalum papyrium (Conrad, 1846) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArcuatula papyria (Conrad, 1846)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmygdalum plumeum Kuroda & Habe in Kuroda & al., 1971 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmygdalum peasei (Newcomb, 1870)
Environment marine
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:138213
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Gofas, Serge
2006-09-05 08:30:55Z  changed  Martinez, Olga
2011-05-17 21:06:16Z  checked  Bouchet, Philippe
  
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  Citation: Bouchet, P.; Gofas, S. (2011). Amygdalum Megerle von Mühlfeld, 1811. In: MolluscaBase (2016). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=138213 on 2016-06-27
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