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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele Schumacher, 1817 
AphiaID: 138476

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 editorVeneroida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTellinoidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemelidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele reticulata Schumacher, 1817 (type by monotypy)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemelidae Stoliczka, 1870 (1825)
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphidesma Lamarck, 1818
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele (Amphidesma) Lamarck, 1818
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele (Elegantula) de Gregorio, 1885
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele (Semele) Schumacher, 1817
Source  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 editorSemele amabilis (Reeve, 1853)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele australis (G. B. Sowerby I, 1833)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele barbarae (Boone, 1928)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele bellastriata (Conrad, 1837)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele bicolor (C. B. Adams, 1852)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele californica (Reeve, 1853)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele capensis E. A. Smith, 1904
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele carnicolor (Hanley, 1845)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele casali Doello-Jurado, 1949
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele casta (Reeve, 1853)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele compta (Reeve, 1853)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele cordiformis (Holten, 1802)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele corrugata (G. B. Sowerby I, 1833)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele craneana Hertlein & Strong, 1949
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele crenulata (Reeve, 1853)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele decisa (Conrad, 1837)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele duplicata (Reeve, 1853)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele elliptica (G. B. Sowerby I, 1833)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele exarata (A. Adams & Reeve, 1850)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele flavescens (Gould, 1851)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele formosa (G. B. Sowerby I, 1833)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele gruneri (Reeve, 1853)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele hanleyi Angas, 1879
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele hedlandi Huber, 2010
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele jamesi Coan, 1988
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele jovis (Reeve, 1853)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele jucunda (Reeve, 1853)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele laevis (G. B. Sowerby I, 1833)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele lamellosa (Reeve, 1853)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele lamyi Nicklès, 1955
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele lenticularis (G. B. Sowerby I, 1833)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele martinii (Reeve, 1853)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele modesta (Reeve, 1853)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele natalensis Huber, 2010
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele pallida (G. B. Sowerby I, 1833)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele phryne Angas, 1879
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele pilsbryi Olsson, 1961
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele proficua (Pulteney, 1799)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele pulchra (G. B. Sowerby I, 1833)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele purpurascens (Gmelin, 1791)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele radiata (Say, 1826)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele rosea (G. B. Sowerby I, 1833)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele rubropicta Dall, 1871
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele rupicola Dall, 1915
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele rupium (G. B. Sowerby I, 1833)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele scabra (Hanley, 1843)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele solida (Gray, 1828)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele sowerbyi Tryon, 1869
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele striata (Reeve, 1853)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele tortuosa (C. B. Adams, 1852)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele venusta (Reeve, 1853)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele verrucosa Mörch, 1860
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele vestalis (A. Adams in Reeve, 1853)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele zalosa Chesney & Oliver, 1994
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele zebuensis (Hanley, 1843)

Subgenus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele (Amphidesma) Lamarck, 1818 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele Schumacher, 1817 (alternate representation)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele (Amphidesma) craneana Hertlein & Strong, 1949 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele craneana Hertlein & Strong, 1949 (alternate representation)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele (Amphidesma) formosa (G. B. Sowerby I, 1833) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele formosa (G. B. Sowerby I, 1833) (alternate representation)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele (Amphidesma) pallida (G. B. Sowerby I, 1833) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele pallida (G. B. Sowerby I, 1833) (alternate representation)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele (Amphidesma) purpurascens (Gmelin, 1791) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele purpurascens (Gmelin, 1791) (alternate representation)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele (Amphidesma) venusta (Reeve, 1853) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele venusta (Reeve, 1853) (alternate representation)
Subgenus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele (Elegantula) de Gregorio, 1885 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele Schumacher, 1817 (alternate representation)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele (Elegantula) rupicola Dall, 1915 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele rupicola Dall, 1915 (alternate representation)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele (Elegantula) rupium (G. B. Sowerby I, 1833) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele rupium (G. B. Sowerby I, 1833) (alternate representation)
Subgenus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele (Semele) Schumacher, 1817 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele Schumacher, 1817 (alternate representation)
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele (Semele) bicolor (C. B. Adams, 1852) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele bicolor (C. B. Adams, 1852) (alternate representation)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele (Semele) californica (Reeve, 1853) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele californica (Reeve, 1853) (alternate representation)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele (Semele) corrugata (G. B. Sowerby I, 1833) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele corrugata (G. B. Sowerby I, 1833) (alternate representation)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele (Semele) decisa (Conrad, 1837) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele decisa (Conrad, 1837) (alternate representation)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele (Semele) elliptica (G. B. Sowerby I, 1833) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele elliptica (G. B. Sowerby I, 1833) (alternate representation)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele (Semele) flavescens (Gould, 1851) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele flavescens (Gould, 1851) (alternate representation)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele (Semele) lenticularis (G. B. Sowerby I, 1833) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele lenticularis (G. B. Sowerby I, 1833) (alternate representation)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele (Semele) pilsbryi Olsson, 1961 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele pilsbryi Olsson, 1961 (alternate representation)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele (Semele) rubropicta Dall, 1871 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele rubropicta Dall, 1871 (alternate representation)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele (Semele) sowerbyi Tryon, 1869 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele sowerbyi Tryon, 1869 (alternate representation)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele (Semele) tortuosa (C. B. Adams, 1852) represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele tortuosa (C. B. Adams, 1852) (alternate representation)

Subgenus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele (Abra) Lamarck, 1818 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAbra Lamarck, 1818
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele (Abra) profundorum Smith E.A., 1885 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAbra profundorum (E. A. Smith, 1885)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele alveata Gould, 1861 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele carnicolor (Hanley, 1845)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele aphrodite Angas, 1879 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele cordiformis (Holten, 1802)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele ashleyi Hertlein & Grant, 1972 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele rubropicta Dall, 1871
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele aspasia Angas, 1879 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele carnicolor (Hanley, 1845)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele aurora Tursch & Pierret, 1964 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele martinii (Reeve, 1853)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele brambleyae Powell, 1967 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele vestalis (A. Adams in Reeve, 1853)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele braziliensis E. A. Smith, 1885 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAbra braziliensis (E. A. Smith, 1885)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele carolinensis Conrad, 1867 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele proficua (Pulteney, 1799)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele clydosa Bernard, 1983 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele sowerbyi Tryon, 1869
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele crenata A. Adams & Angas, 1864 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele crenulata (Reeve, 1853)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele duplicata Gould, 1861 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele zebuensis (Hanley, 1843)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele exigua H. Adams, 1862 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAbra exigua (H. Adams, 1862)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele fazisa Gregorio, 1884 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele striata (Reeve, 1853)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele floreanensis Soot-Ryen, 1932 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele rupium (G. B. Sowerby I, 1833)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele fucata Mörch, 1861 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele bicolor (C. B. Adams, 1852)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele gouldi Tryon, 1869 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele zebuensis (Hanley, 1843)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele gratiosa Reeve, 1853 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele zebuensis (Hanley, 1843)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele guaymasensis Pilsbry & Lowe, 1932 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele hanleyi Angas, 1879
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele hertleini Durham, 1950 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele verrucosa Mörch, 1860
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele incongrua Carpenter, 1864 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele venusta (Reeve, 1853)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele infans E. A. Smith, 1885 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAbra infans (E. A. Smith, 1885)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele isosceles Hedley, 1909 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAbra isosceles (Hedley, 1909)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele jaramija Pilsbry & Olsson, 1941 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele verrucosa Mörch, 1860
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele junonia Verrill, 1870 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele rosea (G. B. Sowerby I, 1833)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele lata Bush, 1885 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele bellastriata (Conrad, 1837)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele leana Dall, 1900 † accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele rosea (G. B. Sowerby I, 1833)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele macandreae H. Adams, 1870 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele striata (Reeve, 1853)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele margarita Olsson, 1961 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele verrucosa Mörch, 1860
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele mediamericana Pilsbry & Lowe, 1932 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele proficua (Pulteney, 1799)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele modesta A. Adams, 1854 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele modesta (Reeve, 1853)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele monilis Tate, 1891 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele jucunda (Reeve, 1853)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele nexilis Gould, 1862 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele bellastriata (Conrad, 1837)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele nitida (Müller O.F., 1776) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAbra nitida (O. F. Müller, 1776)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele nuculoidea accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemelina nuculoides (Conrad in Hodge, 1841)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele obliqua Lamy, 1914 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele lamyi Nicklès, 1955
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele ornata Gould, 1862 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele purpurascens (Gmelin, 1791)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele pacifica Dall, 1915 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele verrucosa Mörch, 1860
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele paziana Hertlein & Strong, 1949 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele pallida (G. B. Sowerby I, 1833)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele philippinensis E. A. Smith, 1885 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAbra philippinensis (E. A. Smith, 1885)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele piperata (Poiret, 1789) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScrobicularia plana (da Costa, 1778)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele planata Carpenter, 1856 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele tortuosa (C. B. Adams, 1852)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele profundorum E. A. Smith, 1885 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAbra profundorum (E. A. Smith, 1885)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele purpurascens Nicklès, 1950 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele lamyi Nicklès, 1955
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele quentinensis Dall, 1921 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele pulchra (G. B. Sowerby I, 1833)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele regularis E. A. Smith, 1885 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAbra regularis (E. A. Smith, 1885)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele regularis Dall, 1915 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele pallida (G. B. Sowerby I, 1833)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele reticulata Schumacher, 1817 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele proficua (Pulteney, 1799)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele rubrotincta Carpenter, 1857 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele decisa (Conrad, 1837)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele scabra Bosch & Bosch, 1982 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele zalosa Chesney & Oliver, 1994
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele shoplandi Melvill, 1898 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele cordiformis (Holten, 1802)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele simplicissima Pilsbry & Lowe, 1932 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele pallida (G. B. Sowerby I, 1833)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele sinensis A. Adams, 1854 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele cordiformis (Holten, 1802)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele sowerbyi Lamy, 1912 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele barbarae (Boone, 1928)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele sparsilineata Dall, 1915 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele purpurascens (Gmelin, 1791)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele tabogensis Pilsbry & Lowe, 1932 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele rosea (G. B. Sowerby I, 1833)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele tita Dall, Bartsch & Rehder, 1938 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele australis (G. B. Sowerby I, 1833)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele uruguayensis Pilsbry, 1897 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAbra uruguayensis (Pilsbry, 1897)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele verruculastra Keen, 1966 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele formosa (G. B. Sowerby I, 1833)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemele virginiana Meyer, 1888 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSemelina nuculoides (Conrad in Hodge, 1841)
Environment marine
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy M. Huber (2010) pers. com. recognizes twelwe undescriebed subgenera in this genus. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:138476
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Gofas, Serge
2012-09-22 18:52:20Z  changed  Bouchet, Philippe
  
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  Citation: Bouchet, P.; Gofas, S. (2014). Semele Schumacher, 1817. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=138476 on 2014-10-22
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