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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlacuna Lightfoot, 1786 
AphiaID: 206348

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 editorPectinoida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnomioidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlacunidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnomia placenta Linnaeus, 1758 (type by subsequent designation)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlacunidae Rafinesque, 1815
Synonymised
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEphippium Röding, 1798 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlacenta Philipsson, 1788 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlacunema Stoliczka, 1871 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSellaria Link, 1807 (synonym)
Sources  basis of record Sheppard, A (1984). The molluscan fauna of Chagos (Indian Ocean) and an analysis ot its broad distribution patterns. Coral Reefs 3: 43-50. [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlacuna ephippium (Philipsson, 1788)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlacuna lincolnii (Gray, 1849)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlacuna lobata G. B. Sowerby II, 1871
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlacuna placenta (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlacuna quadrangula (Philipsson, 1788)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlacuna lincolnii Lamprell & Whitehead, 1992 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlacuna quadrangula (Philipsson, 1788)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlacuna papyracea Bruguière, 1792 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlacuna quadrangula (Philipsson, 1788)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlacuna planicostata Dunker, 1879 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlacuna lobata G. B. Sowerby II, 1871
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlacuna sella (Gmelin, 1791) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlacuna ephippium (Philipsson, 1788)
Environment marine
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:206348
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-22 16:55:09Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
1998-08-21 16:11:41Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2006-09-27 07:06:07Z  changed  Martinez, Olga
2010-07-28 10:55:32Z  changed  Tran, Bastien
2012-01-04 17:55:52Z  changed  Bouchet, Philippe
2013-05-14 19:49:43Z  changed  Gofas, Serge
  
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  Citation: Gofas, S.; Bouchet, P. (2014). Placuna Lightfoot, 1786. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=206348 on 2014-07-13
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