WoRMS taxon details

Meretrix Lamarck, 1799

204011  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:204011)

accepted
Genus
Cytheraea Lamarck, 1805 (alternative original spelling for Cytherea Lamarck, 1805)
Cytherea Lamarck, 1805 (Invalid: junior homonym of Cytherea Fabricius, 1794 [Diptera] and Cytherea Röding, 1798)
Subgenus Meretrix (Pitar) Römer, 1857 accepted as Pitar Römer, 1857
Species Meretrix affinis (Gmelin, 1791) accepted as Pitar affinis (Gmelin, 1791)
Species Meretrix arabica (Chemnitz, 1795) accepted as Circenita varia (Forsskål in Niebuhr, 1775)
Species Meretrix arestum Dall & Simpson, 1901 accepted as Agriopoma arestum (Dall & Simpson, 1901)
Species Meretrix astricta (Reeve, 1864)
Species Meretrix attenuata Dunker, 1863
Species Meretrix aurora Hornell, 1917
Species Meretrix casta (Gmelin, 1791)
Species Meretrix chione (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Callista chione (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Meretrix citrina (Lamarck, 1818) accepted as Pitar citrinus (Lamarck, 1818)
Species Meretrix compressa Römer, 1866 accepted as Meretrix lamarckii Deshayes, 1853
Species Meretrix culebrana Dall & Simpson, 1901 accepted as Transennella culebrana (Dall & Simpson, 1901)
Species Meretrix exilis Römer, 1865 accepted as Meretrix casta (Gmelin, 1791)
Species Meretrix florida (Lamarck, 1818) accepted as Callista florida (Lamarck, 1818)
Species Meretrix gordonis Yokoyama, 1927 accepted as Microcirce dilecta (Gould, 1861)
Species Meretrix grata Deshayes, 1853 accepted as Callista grata (Deshayes, 1854)
Species Meretrix gruneri (Oppenheim, 1915) † accepted as Macrocallista gruneri (Oppenheim, 1915) †
Species Meretrix hebraea (Lamarck, 1818) accepted as Pitar hebraeus (Lamarck, 1818)
Species Meretrix iheringi Dall, 1891 accepted as Tivela dentaria (Lamarck, 1818)
Species Meretrix iizukai Yokoyama, 1925 accepted as Compsomyax subdiaphana (Carpenter, 1864)
Species Meretrix indecoroides Yokoyama, 1928 accepted as Costellipitar indecoroides (Yokoyama, 1928)
Species Meretrix intricata Dautzenberg, 1907 accepted as Hyphantosoma intricatum (Dautzenberg, 1907)
Species Meretrix (Pitar) intricata Dautzenberg, 1907 accepted as Hyphantosoma intricatum (Dautzenberg, 1907) (basionym)
Species Meretrix labiosa Lamarck, 1801 accepted as Meretrix meretrix (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Meretrix lamarckii Deshayes, 1853
Species Meretrix lentiginosa (Chemnitz, 1795) accepted as Circenita callipyga (Born, 1778) (unavailable name: published in a work rejected by ICZN direction 1)
Species Meretrix lineolata accepted as Pitar lineolatus (G. B. Sowerby II, 1854)
Species Meretrix lusoria (Röding, 1798)
Species Meretrix lyrata (G. B. Sowerby II, 1851)
Species Meretrix (Pitar) mediterranea Dautzenberg, 1891 accepted as Pitar mediterraneus (Aradas & Benoit, 1872) (synonym)
Species Meretrix mediterranea Dautzenberg, 1891 accepted as Pitar mediterraneus (Aradas & Benoit, 1872)
Species Meretrix meretrix (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Meretrix morphina (Lamarck, 1818)
Species Meretrix perplexa Dall, 1891 accepted as Tivela dentaria (Lamarck, 1818)
Species Meretrix petechialis (Lamarck, 1818)
Species Meretrix planisulcata (G. B. Sowerby II, 1854)
Species Meretrix reeveana (Hildago, 1903) accepted as Pitar laetus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Meretrix rudis (Poli, 1795) accepted as Pitar rudis (Poli, 1795)
Species Meretrix simpsoni Dall, 1895 accepted as Pitar simpsoni (Dall, 1895) (original combination)
Species Meretrix striata Gray accepted as Pitar striatus (Gray, 1838)
Species Meretrix subtrigona (Dunker, 1857)
Species Meretrix tigris Lai & Nien, 2008
Species Meretrix tumida G. B. Sowerby III, 1895 accepted as Costellipitar tumidus (G. B. Sowerby III, 1895)
Species Meretrix umbonella (Lamarck, 1818) accepted as Callista umbonella (Lamarck, 1818)
Species Meretrix vestita (Reeve, 1864)
Species Meretrix virgatula Tomlin, 1923 accepted as Meretrix lusoria (Röding, 1798)
Lamarck [J.-B. M. de] 1799. Prodrome d'une nouvelle classification des coquilles, comprenant une rédaction appropriée des caractères géneriques, et l'établissement d'un grand nombre de genres nouveaux. Mémoires de la Société d'Histoire Naturelle de Paris, 1: 63-91, available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/13585626
page(s): 85 [details]   
MolluscaBase (2018). Meretrix Lamarck, 1799. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=204011 on 2018-02-25
Date
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2004-06-06 22:00:00Z
created
2006-09-25 06:54:45Z
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Martinez, Olga
2011-08-13 20:38:52Z
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original description Lamarck [J.-B. M. de] 1799. Prodrome d'une nouvelle classification des coquilles, comprenant une rédaction appropriée des caractères géneriques, et l'établissement d'un grand nombre de genres nouveaux. Mémoires de la Société d'Histoire Naturelle de Paris, 1: 63-91, available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/13585626
page(s): 85 [details]   

basis of record  (ofCytherea Lamarck, 1805) Huber, M. (2010). Compendium of bivalves. A full-color guide to 3,300 of the world’s marine bivalves. A status on Bivalvia after 250 years of research. Hackenheim: ConchBooks. 901 pp., 1 CD-ROM. (look up in IMIS[details]   
 



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Japanese ハマグリ  [details]
Eben (1884, figuur 24)
 Eben (1884, figuur 24)
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