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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmiantis Carpenter, 1864 
AphiaID: 205708

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 editorCytherea callosa Conrad, 1837 (type by monotypy)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVeneridae Rafinesque, 1815
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEucallista Dall, 1902 (synonym)
Sources 
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 editorAmiantis callosa (Conrad, 1837)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmiantis purpurata (Lamarck, 1818)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmiantis philippinarum (Hanley, 1844) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLioconcha philippinarum (Hanley, 1844)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmiantis umbonella (Lamarck, 1818) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCallista umbonella (Lamarck, 1818)
Environment marine
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:205708
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-06-06 22:00:00Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2006-03-13 11:49:50Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2010-07-10 09:41:30Z  changed  Gofas, Serge
2012-09-06 03:28:38Z  changed  Bouchet, Philippe
  
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  Citation: Bouchet, P.; Gofas, S. (2014). Amiantis Carpenter, 1864. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=205708 on 2014-10-21
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