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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGeukensia Van de Poel, 1959 
AphiaID: 156857

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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytiloidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGeukensia (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorModiola plicatula Lamarck, 1819 (type by typification of replaced name)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilidae Rafinesque, 1815
Synonymised
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArcuatula Soot-Ryen, 1955 (invalid: junior homonym of Arcuatula Jousseaume in Lamy, 1919; Geukensia is a replacement name)
Sources  basis of record ITIS database, available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGeukensia demissa (Dillwyn, 1817)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGeukensia granosissima (G. B. Sowerby III, 1914)
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:156857
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Date   action   by
2005-05-20 07:57:29Z  created  Cuvelier, Daphne
2013-12-02 13:43:26Z  changed  Sartori, AndrĂ© F.
  
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  Citation: Sartori, AndrĂ© F. (2014). Geukensia Van de Poel, 1959. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=156857 on 2014-11-27
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