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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeretrix Lamarck, 1799 
AphiaID: 204011

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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeretrix (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVenus meretrix Linnaeus, 1758 (type by monotypy)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVeneridae Rafinesque, 1815
Synonymised
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCytheraea Lamarck, 1805 (alternative original spelling for Cytherea Lamarck, 1805)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCytherea Lamarck, 1805 (Invalid: junior homonym of Cytherea Fabricius, 1794 [Diptera] and Cytherea Röding, 1798)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNympha Mörch, 1853 (synonym)
Sources  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
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 Subgenus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeretrix (Pitar) Römer, 1857 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPitar Römer, 1857
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeretrix affinis (Gmelin, 1791) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPitar affinis (Gmelin, 1791)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeretrix arabica (Chemnitz, 1795) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCircenita varia (Forsskål in Niebuhr, 1775)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeretrix arestum Dall & Simpson, 1901 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAgriopoma arestum (Dall & Simpson, 1901)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeretrix astricta (Reeve, 1864)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeretrix attenuata Dunker, 1863
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeretrix aurora Hornell, 1917
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeretrix casta (Gmelin, 1791)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeretrix chione (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCallista chione (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeretrix citrina (Lamarck, 1818) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPitar citrinus (Lamarck, 1818)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeretrix compressa Römer, 1866 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeretrix lamarckii Deshayes, 1853
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeretrix culebrana Dall & Simpson, 1901 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTransennella culebrana (Dall & Simpson, 1901)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeretrix exilis Römer, 1865 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeretrix casta (Gmelin, 1791)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeretrix florida (Lamarck, 1818) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCallista florida (Lamarck, 1818)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeretrix gordonis Yokoyama, 1927 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGouldiopa dilecta (Gould, 1861)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeretrix grata Deshayes, 1853 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCallista grata (Deshayes, 1853)
Species Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMeretrix hebraea (Lamarck, 1818) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPitar hebraeus (Lamarck, 1818)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeretrix iheringi Dall, 1891 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTivela dentaria (Lamarck, 1818)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeretrix iizukai Yokoyama, 1925 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCompsomyax subdiaphana (Carpenter, 1864)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeretrix indecoroides Yokoyama, 1928 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCostellipitar indecoroides (Yokoyama, 1928)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeretrix intricata Dautzenberg, 1907 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHyphantosoma intricatum (Dautzenberg, 1907)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeretrix (Pitar) intricata Dautzenberg, 1907 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHyphantosoma intricatum (Dautzenberg, 1907)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeretrix labiosa Lamarck, 1801 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeretrix meretrix (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeretrix lamarckii Deshayes, 1853
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeretrix lentiginosa (Chemnitz, 1795) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCircenita callipyga (Born, 1778)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeretrix lineolata accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPitar lineolatus (G. B. Sowerby II, 1854)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeretrix lusoria (Röding, 1798)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeretrix lyrata (G. B. Sowerby II, 1851)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeretrix (Pitar) mediterranea Dautzenberg, 1891 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPitar mediterraneus (Aradas & Benoit, 1872)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeretrix mediterranea Dautzenberg, 1891 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPitar mediterraneus (Aradas & Benoit, 1872)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeretrix meretrix (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeretrix morphina (Lamarck, 1818)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeretrix perplexa Dall, 1891 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTivela dentaria (Lamarck, 1818)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeretrix petechialis (Lamarck, 1818)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeretrix planisulcata (G. B. Sowerby II, 1854)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeretrix reeveana (Hildago, 1903) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPitar laetus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeretrix rudis (Poli, 1795) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPitar rudis (Poli, 1795)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeretrix striata Gray accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPitar striatus (Gray, 1838)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeretrix subtrigona (Dunker, 1857)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeretrix tigris Lai & Nien, 2008
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeretrix tumida G. B. Sowerby III, 1895 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCostellipitar tumidus (G. B. Sowerby III, 1895)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeretrix umbonella (Lamarck, 1818) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCallista umbonella (Lamarck, 1818)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeretrix vestita (Reeve, 1864)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeretrix virgatula Tomlin, 1923 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeretrix lusoria (Röding, 1798)
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
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LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:204011
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Date   action   by
2004-06-06 22:00:00Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2006-09-25 06:54:45Z  changed  Martinez, Olga
2011-08-13 20:38:52Z  checked  Bouchet, Philippe
  
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  Citation: Bouchet, P. (2014). Meretrix Lamarck, 1799. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=204011 on 2014-12-18
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