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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMercenaria Schumacher, 1817 
AphiaID: 138642

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 editorVeneroidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVeneridae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMercenaria violacea Schumacher, 1817 (type by monotypy)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVeneridae Rafinesque, 1815
Synonymised
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCrassivenus Perkins, 1869 (synonym)
Sources  original description Schumacher C.F. (1817). Essai d'un nouveau système des habitations des vers testacés. Schultz, Copenghagen pp. [IV] + 288 + 22 pl. [post 1 marzo 1817] , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/81329
page(s): 135 [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. Santa Barbara: Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMercenaria campechiensis (Gmelin, 1791)
  » Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMercenaria campechiensis campechiensis (Gmelin, 1791)
» Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMercenaria campechiensis texana (Dall, 1902)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMercenaria hartae Petuch, 2013
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMercenaria mercenaria (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMercenaria stimpsoni (Gould, 1861)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMercenaria texana (Dall, 1902)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMercenaria cancellata Gabb, 1860 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMercenaria mercenaria (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMercenaria carolinensis Conrad, 1875 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMercenaria campechiensis (Gmelin, 1791)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMercenaria cuneata Conrad, 1868 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMercenaria campechiensis (Gmelin, 1791)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMercenaria fulgurans Tryon, 1865 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMercenaria mercenaria (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMercenaria kennicotti Dall, 1872 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMercenaria mercenaria (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMercenaria kennicottii Dall, 1871 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMercenaria campechiensis (Gmelin, 1791)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMercenaria obtusa Conrad, 1866 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMercenaria campechiensis (Gmelin, 1791)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMercenaria paucilamellata Dunker, 1863 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBassina pachyphylla (Jonas, 1839)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMercenaria rutila Sternheimer, 1957 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMercenaria mercenaria (Linnaeus, 1758)
  » Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMercenaria rutila rarilineata Sternheimer, 1957 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMercenaria mercenaria (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMercenaria violacea Schumacher, 1817 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMercenaria mercenaria (Linnaeus, 1758)
Environment marine
Feedingtype  suspension feeder [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:138642
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Gofas, Serge
2005-04-14 07:47:17Z  changed  Cuvelier, Daphne
2011-03-14 19:17:39Z  checked  Bouchet, Philippe
2012-10-12 19:36:57Z  changed  Bouchet, Philippe
  
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  Citation: Bouchet, P.; Gofas, S. (2013). Mercenaria Schumacher, 1817. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=138642 on 2014-04-16
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