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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachidontes Swainson, 1840 
AphiaID: 138215

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 editorMytiloida (Order) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMytiloidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiola sulcata Lamarck, 1819 (type by monotypy)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilidae Rafinesque, 1815
Synonymised
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAeidimytilus Olsson, 1961 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAustromytilus Laseron, 1956 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachydontes Gray, 1847 (error pro Brachidontes Swainson, 1840)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachyodontes Agassiz, 1846 (error for Brachidontes Swainson, 1840)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDentimodiolus Iredale, 1939 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHormomya Mörch, 1853 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScolimytilus Olsson, 1961 (synonym)
Sources 
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. Santa Barbara: Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachidontes adamsianus (Dunker, 1857)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachidontes blakeanus (Melvill & Standen, 1914)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachidontes crebristriatus (Conrad, 1837)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachidontes darwinianus (d'Orbigny, 1842)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachidontes domingensis (Lamarck, 1819)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachidontes erosus (Lamarck, 1819)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachidontes esmeraldensis (Olsson, 1961)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachidontes evansi (E. A. Smith, 1903)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachidontes exustus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachidontes granoliratus (G. B. Sowerby III, 1909)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachidontes granulatus (Hanley, 1843)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachidontes modiolus (Linnaeus, 1767)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachidontes mutabilis (Gould, 1861)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachidontes niger (Gmelin, 1791)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachidontes pharaonis (P. Fischer, 1870)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachidontes playasensis (Pilsbry & Olsson, 1935)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachidontes puniceus (Gmelin, 1791)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachidontes puntarenensis (Pilsbry & Lowe, 1932)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachidontes rodriguezii (d'Orbigny, 1842)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachidontes rostratus (Dunker, 1857)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachidontes sculptus (Iredale, 1939)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachidontes semilaevis (Menke, 1848)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachidontes setiger (Dunker, 1857)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachidontes striatulus (Hanley, 1843)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachidontes subramosus (Hanley, 1843)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachidontes subsulcatus (Dunker, 1857)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachidontes tenuistriatus (Dunker, 1853)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachidontes undulatus (Dunker, 1857)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachidontes ustulatus (Lamarck, 1819)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachidontes variabilis (Krauss, 1848)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachidontes virgiliae (Barnard, 1964)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachidontes australis Martens, 1879 (taxon inquirendum)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachidontes arabicus Lamy, 1919 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachidontes pharaonis (P. Fischer, 1870)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachidontes citrinus (Röding, 1798) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachidontes modiolus (Linnaeus, 1767)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachidontes demissus (Dillwyn, 1817) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGeukensia demissa (Dillwyn, 1817)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachidontes japonicus (Dunker, 1857) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArcuatula japonica (Dunker, 1857)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachidontes maritimus (Pilsbry, 1921) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachidontes crebristriatus (Conrad, 1837)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachidontes multiformis (Carpenter, 1857) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachidontes semilaevis (Menke, 1848)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachidontes pseudorecurvus Nowell-Usticke, 1969 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachidontes modiolus (Linnaeus, 1767)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachidontes purpuratus (Lamarck, 1819) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerumytilus purpuratus (Lamarck, 1819)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachidontes semistriatus (Krauss, 1848) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachidontes variabilis (Krauss, 1848)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachidontes solisianus (d'Orbigny, 1842) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilaster solisianus (d'Orbigny, 1842)
Environment marine
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
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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:138215
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Gofas, Serge
2006-03-21 14:26:07Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2012-06-21 23:44:14Z  changed  Bouchet, Philippe
  
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  Citation: Bouchet, P.; Gofas, S. (2014). Brachidontes Swainson, 1840. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=138215 on 2014-07-22
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