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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorZirfaea Gray, 1842 
AphiaID: 138344

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 editorHeterodonta (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuheterodonta (Infraclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyoida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPholadoidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPholadidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPholadinae (Subfamily)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya crispata Linnaeus, 1758 (type by subsequent designation)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPholadinae Lamarck, 1809
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorZirphaea auct. (Incorrect subsequent spelling.)
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 editorZirfaea crispata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorZirfaea pilsbryi Lowe, 1931

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorZirfaea gabbi (temporary name)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorZirfaea minor Tchang, Tsi & Li, 1960 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPenitella gabbii (Tryon, 1863)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorZirfaea subconstricta (Yokoyama, 1924) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPenitella gabbii (Tryon, 1863)
Environment marine
Feedingtypes  deposit feeder: subsurface [details]
grazer [details]
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:138344
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Gofas, Serge
2010-07-10 09:41:30Z  changed  Gofas, Serge
2013-01-14 21:56:30Z  changed  Bouchet, Philippe
2013-03-09 19:27:02Z  changed  Bouchet, Philippe
  
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  Citation: Bouchet, P.; Gofas, S. (2014). Zirfaea Gray, 1842. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=138344 on 2014-07-22
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