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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPinctada Röding, 1798 
AphiaID: 138396

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 editorPterioida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPterioidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPteriidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPinctada (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus margaritiferus Linnaeus, 1758 (type by subsequent designation)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPteriidae Gray, 1847 (1820)
Synonymised
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAvicula (Meleagrina) Lamarck, 1819
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMargarita Leach, 1814
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMargaritifera Jameson, 1901 (Attributed by Jameson to Browne, 1756 [pre-Linnean work; not ì available for nomenclature]. Invalid: junior homonym of ì Margaritifera Schumacher, 1816 [Margaritiferidae].)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMargaritiphora Megerle von Mühlfeld, 1811
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeleagrina Lamarck, 1819
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerlamater Schumacher, 1817 (Perlamater vulgaris is a substitute name for Mytilus margaritiferus Gmelin, and Perlamater is thus a junior objective synonym of Pinctada.)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPintadina Gray, 1834
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPteria (Margaritifera) Jameson, 1901
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUnionium Link, 1807
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. [details]

status source Tëmkin I. (2010) Molecular phylogeny of pearl oysters and their relatives (Mollusca, Bivalvia, Pterioidea). BMC Evolutionary Biology 10: 342., available online at http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2148-10-342.pdf [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPinctada albina (Lamarck, 1819)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPinctada capensis (Sowerby III, 1890)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPinctada chemnitzii (Philippi, 1849)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPinctada cumingii (Reeve, 1857)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPinctada galtsoffi Bartsch, 1931
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPinctada imbricata Röding, 1798
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPinctada inflata (Schumacher, 1817)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPinctada longisquamosa (Dunker, 1852)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPinctada maculata (Gould, 1850)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPinctada margaritifera (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPinctada maxima (Jameson, 1901)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPinctada mazatlanica (Hanley, 1856)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPinctada nigra (Gould, 1850)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPinctada petersii (Dunker, 1852)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPinctada reeveana (Dunker, 1872)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPinctada sugillata (Reeve, 1857)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPinctada vidua (Gould, 1850)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPinctada fucata (Gould, 1850) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPinctada imbricata fucata (Gould, 1850) (alternate representation)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPinctada radiata (Leach, 1814) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPinctada imbricata radiata (Leach, 1814) (alternate representation)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPinctada anomioides (Reeve, 1857) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPinctada maxima (Jameson, 1901)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPinctada anomoides accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPinctada maxima (Jameson, 1901)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPinctada apus Röding, 1798 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPteria hirundo (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPinctada atropurpurea (Dunker, 1852) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPinctada albina (Lamarck, 1819)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPinctada brunnea Röding, 1798 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPteria hirundo (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPinctada colymbus Röding, 1798 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPteria colymbus (Röding, 1798)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPinctada epitheca Iredale, 1939 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPinctada chemnitzii (Philippi, 1849)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPinctada foliacea Röding, 1798 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPinctada margaritifera (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPinctada laosensis (Lea, 1863) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMargaritifera laosensis (Lea, 1863)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPinctada martensi accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPinctada imbricata Röding, 1798
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPinctada martensii (Dunker, 1872) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPinctada imbricata Röding, 1798
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPinctada penguin Röding, 1798 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPteria penguin (Röding, 1798)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPinctada perrutila Iredale, 1939 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPinctada albina (Lamarck, 1819)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPinctada vulgaris (Schumacher, 1817) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPinctada imbricata Röding, 1798
Environment marine
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
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From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Often erroneously attributed to Bolten [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:138396
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Gofas, Serge
2006-09-27 07:06:07Z  changed  Martinez, Olga
2010-03-09 10:07:30Z  changed  Tëmkin, Ilya
2012-07-13 21:57:18Z  changed  Bouchet, Philippe
  
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  Citation: Bouchet, P.; Tëmkin, I.; Gofas, S. (2014). Pinctada Röding, 1798. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=138396 on 2014-12-28
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