WoRMS taxon details

Veneridae Rafinesque, 1815

243  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:243)

accepted
Family
Callocardiinae Dall, 1895· accepted, alternate representation
Clementiinae Frizzell, 1936· accepted, alternate representation
Dosiniinae Deshayes, 1853· accepted, alternate representation
Gemminae Dall, 1895· accepted, alternate representation
Gouldiinae Stewart, 1930· accepted, alternate representation
Meretricinae Gray, 1847· accepted, alternate representation
Samarangiinae Keen, 1969· accepted, alternate representation
Sunettinae Stoliczka, 1870· accepted, alternate representation
Tapetinae Gray, 1851· accepted, alternate representation
Venerinae Rafinesque, 1815· accepted, alternate representation
Genus Agriopoma Dall, 1902
Genus Amiantis Carpenter, 1864
Genus Anomalocardia Schumacher, 1817
Genus Anomalodiscus Dall, 1902
Genus Antigona Schumacher, 1817
Genus Aphrodora Jukes-Browne, 1914
Genus Asaphinoides F. Hodson, 1931
Genus Atamarcia Marwick, 1927 †
Genus Austrovenus Finlay, 1926
Genus Bassina Jukes-Browne, 1914
Genus Callista Poli, 1791
Genus Callithaca Dall, 1902
Genus Callocardia A. Adams, 1864
Genus Callpita M. Huber, 2010
Genus Chamelea Mörch, 1853
Genus Chione Megerle von Mühlfeld, 1811
Genus Chionella Cossmann, 1886 †
Genus Chioneryx Iredale, 1924
Subfamily Chioninae Frizzell, 1936
Genus Chionista Keen, 1958
Genus Chionopsis Olsson, 1932
Genus Circe Schumacher, 1817
Genus Circenita Jousseaume, 1888
Genus Circomphalus Mörch, 1853
Genus Clausinella Gray, 1851
Genus Clementia Gray, 1842
Genus Compsomyax Stewart, 1930
Genus Comus Cox, 1930
Genus Costacallista Palmer, 1927
Genus Costellipitar Habe, 1951
Genus Cryptonema Jukes-Browne, 1914
Genus Cyclina Deshayes, 1850
Genus Cyclinella Dall, 1902
Genus Dorisca Dall, Bartsch & Rehder, 1938
Genus Dosina J.E. Gray, 1835
Genus Dosinia Scopoli, 1777
Genus Egesta Conrad, 1845
Genus Eumarcia Iredale, 1924
Genus Eurhomalea Cossmann, 1920
Genus Ezocallista Kira, 1959
Genus Frigichione Fletcher, 1938 †
Genus Gafrarium Röding, 1798
Genus Gemma Deshayes, 1853
Genus Globivenus Coen, 1934
Genus Gomphina Mörch, 1853
Genus Gomphinella Marwick, 1927
Genus Gouldia C. B. Adams, 1847
Genus Gouldiopa Iredale, 1924
Genus Granicorium Hedley, 1906
Genus Grateloupia [anonymous], 1830 †
Genus Hinemoana Marwick, 1927 †
Genus Humilaria Grant & Gale, 1931
Genus Hyphantosoma Dall, 1902
Genus Hysteroconcha Dall, 1902
Genus Iliochione Olsson, 1961
Genus Irus F. C. Schmidt, 1818
Genus Irusella Hertlein & Grant, 1972
Genus Jukesena Iredale, 1915
Genus Katelysia Römer, 1857
Genus Katherinella Tegland, 1929 †
Genus Kyrina Jousseaume, 1894
Genus Laevicirce Habe, 1951
Genus Lamelliconcha Dall, 1902
Genus Lepidocardia Dall, 1902
Genus Lioconcha Mörch, 1853
Genus Liocyma Dall, 1870
Genus Lirophora Conrad, 1863
Genus Macridiscus Dall, 1902
Genus Macrocallista Meek, 1876
Genus Marcia H. Adams & A. Adams, 1857
Genus Marwickia Finlay, 1930 †
Genus Megapitaria Grant & Gale, 1931
Genus Mercenaria Schumacher, 1817
Genus Meretrix Lamarck, 1799
Genus Meroena Jukes-Browne, 1908 †
Genus Microcirce Habe, 1951
Genus Notocallista Iredale, 1924
Genus Nutricola F. R. Bernard, 1982
Genus Paleomarcia Fletcher, 1938 †
Genus Panchione Olsson, 1964
Genus Paphia Röding, 1798
Genus Paphonotia Hertlein & A. M. Strong, 1948
Genus Parastarte Conrad, 1862
Genus Paratapes Stoliczka, 1870
Genus Parvicirce Cosel, 1995
Genus Pelecyora Dall, 1902
Genus Periglypta Jukes-Browne, 1914
Subfamily Petricolinae d'Orbigny, 1840
  » Genus Choristodon Jonas, 1844
  » Genus Cooperella Carpenter, 1864
  » Genus Lajonkairia Deshayes, 1854
  » Genus Mysia Lamarck, 1818
  » Genus Petricola Lamarck, 1801
  » Genus Petricolaria Stoliczka, 1870
  » Genus Gastranella Verrill, 1872 accepted as Petricolaria Stoliczka, 1870
  » Genus Lajonkairea Jukes-Browne, 1910 accepted as Lajonkairia Deshayes, 1854 (Unjustified emendation for Lajonkairia.)
  » Genus Lucinopsis Forbes & Hanley, 1848 accepted as Mysia Lamarck, 1818 (synonym)
  » Genus Naranio Gray, 1853 accepted as Petricola Lamarck, 1801 (synonym)
  » Genus Oedalia Carpenter, 1864 accepted as Cooperella Carpenter, 1864 (synonym)
  » Genus Oedalina Carpenter, 1865 accepted as Cooperella Carpenter, 1864 (unnecessary replacement name for Oedalia)
  » Genus Pseudoirus Habe, 1951 accepted as Petricola Lamarck, 1801 (synonym)
  » Genus Rupellaria Fleuriau de Bellevue, 1802 accepted as Petricola Lamarck, 1801
Genus Pitar Römer, 1857
Genus Pitarenus Rehder & Abbott, 1951
Genus Placamen Iredale, 1925
Genus Polititapes Chiamenti, 1900
Genus Privigna Dall, Bartsch & Rehder, 1938
Genus Protapes Dall, 1902
Genus Protocallithaca Nomura, 1937
Genus Proxichione Iredale, 1929
Genus Redicirce Iredale, 1924
Genus Rohea Marwick, 1938 †
Genus Ruditapes Chiamenti, 1900
Genus Samarangia Dall, 1902
Genus Saxidomus Conrad, 1837
Genus Sunetta Link, 1807
Genus Sunettina Pfeiffer, 1869
Genus Tapes Megerle von Mühlfeld, 1811
Genus Tawera Marwick, 1927
Genus Timoclea T. Brown, 1827
Genus Tivela Link, 1807
Genus Transennella Dall, 1884
Genus Transenpitar Fischer-Piette & Testud, 1967
Genus Turia Marwick, 1927 †
Subfamily Turtoniinae Clark, 1855
  » Genus Turtonia Alder, 1848
Genus Veneriglossa Dall, 1886
Genus Venerupis Lamarck, 1818
Genus Venus Linnaeus, 1758

Subfamily Callocardiinae Dall, 1895 represented as Veneridae Rafinesque, 1815
Subfamily Clementiinae Frizzell, 1936 represented as Veneridae Rafinesque, 1815
Subfamily Dosiniinae Deshayes, 1853 represented as Veneridae Rafinesque, 1815
Subfamily Gemminae Dall, 1895 represented as Veneridae Rafinesque, 1815
Subfamily Gouldiinae Stewart, 1930 represented as Veneridae Rafinesque, 1815
Subfamily Meretricinae Gray, 1847 represented as Veneridae Rafinesque, 1815
Subfamily Samarangiinae Keen, 1969 represented as Veneridae Rafinesque, 1815
Subfamily Sunettinae Stoliczka, 1870 represented as Veneridae Rafinesque, 1815
Subfamily Tapetinae Gray, 1851 represented as Veneridae Rafinesque, 1815
Subfamily Venerinae Rafinesque, 1815 represented as Veneridae Rafinesque, 1815

Genus Acolus Jukes-Browne, 1913 accepted as Jukesena Iredale, 1915 (Invalid: junior homonym of Acolus Foerster, 1856 (Hymenoptera); Jukesena Iredale, 1915 is a replacement name)
Genus Acritopaphia Iredale, 1936 accepted as Paphia Röding, 1798 (synonym)
Genus Ampithaea Leach, 1852 accepted as Dosinia Scopoli, 1777
Genus Anaitis Römer, 1857 accepted as Placamen Iredale, 1925 (invalid: junior homonym of Anaitis Duponchel, 1829 [Lepidoptera])
Genus Antinioche Olsson, 1961 accepted as Leukoma E. Römer, 1857 (synonym)
Genus Arctoe Risso, 1826 accepted as Dosinia Scopoli, 1777
Subfamily Arteminae Hutton, 1880 accepted as Dosiniinae Deshayes, 1853 represented as Veneridae Rafinesque, 1815
Genus Artemis Conrad, 1831 accepted as Dosinia Scopoli, 1777 (invalid: junior homonym of Artemis Kirby & Spence, 1828 [Lepidoptera])
Genus Arthemiderma Poli, 1795 accepted as Dosinia Scopoli, 1777
Genus Arthemis Poli, 1791 accepted as Dosinia Scopoli, 1777
Genus Asa Bastérot, 1825 accepted as Dosinia (Asa) Bastérot, 1825 represented as Dosinia Scopoli, 1777
Genus Aureitapes Chiamenti, 1900 accepted as Polititapes Chiamenti, 1900 (synonym)
Genus Austrodosinia Dall, 1902 accepted as Dosinia (Austrodosinia) Dall, 1902 represented as Dosinia Scopoli, 1777
Genus Bassinaria Marwick, 1928 accepted as Circomphalus Mörch, 1853 (synonym)
Genus Blainvillia Hupé in Gay, 1854 accepted as Clementia Gray, 1842 (Invalid: junior homonym of Blainvillia Robineau-Desvoidy, 1830 [Diptera])
Genus Bonartemis Iredale, 1929 accepted as Dosinia Scopoli, 1777
Genus Callanaitis Iredale, 1917 accepted as Bassina (Callanaitis) Iredale, 1917 represented as Bassina Jukes-Browne, 1914
Genus Callicistronia Dall, 1883 accepted as Parastarte Conrad, 1862 (objective synonym)
Subfamily Callistinae Habe & Kosuge, 1967 accepted as Callocardiinae Dall, 1895 represented as Veneridae Rafinesque, 1815
Genus Callizona Jukes-Browne, 1913 accepted as Transennella Dall, 1884 (invalid: junior homonym of Callizona Doubleday, 1848; Tinctora, Jukesbrownia, and Callizonata are replacement names)
Genus Callizonata Strand, 1928 accepted as Transennella Dall, 1884 (synonym)
Genus Caryatis Römer, 1862 accepted as Pitar Römer, 1857 (junior homonym of Caryatis Hübner, 1819 [Lepidoptera])
Genus Chione Gray, 1838 accepted as Callista Poli, 1791 (Invalid: junior homonym of Chione Megerle von Mühlfeld, 1811 [Bivalvia])
Genus Circentia [sic] accepted as Circenita Jousseaume, 1888 (misspelling)
Subfamily Circinae Dall, 1895 accepted as Gouldiinae Stewart, 1930 represented as Veneridae Rafinesque, 1815 (invalid)
Genus Claudiconcha P. Fischer, 1887 accepted as Petricola Lamarck, 1801
Genus Clausina T. Brown, 1827 accepted as Venus Linnaeus, 1758 (invalid: junior objective synonym of Venus)
Genus Colonche Olsson, 1961 accepted as Leukoma E. Römer, 1857 (synonym)
Genus Crassivenus Perkins, 1869 accepted as Mercenaria Schumacher, 1817 (synonym)
Genus Crenocirce Habe, 1960 accepted as Dorisca Dall, Bartsch & Rehder, 1938 (synonym)
Genus Crista Römer, 1857 accepted as Gafrarium Röding, 1798
Genus Cryptogramma Mörch, 1853 accepted as Anomalocardia Schumacher, 1817
Genus Cryptonemella Kuroda & Habe, 1951 accepted as Cryptonema Jukes-Browne, 1914 (unnecessary replacement name)
Genus Cuneus Megerle von Mühlfeld, 1811 accepted as Sunetta Link, 1807 (invalid: junior homonym of Cuneus da Costa, 1778 [Donacidae])
Genus Cyaneitapes Chiamenti, 1900 accepted as Polititapes Chiamenti, 1900 (synonym)
Subfamily Cyclininae Frizzell, 1936 accepted as Chioninae Frizzell, 1936
Genus Cyclosunetta Fischer-Piette, 1939 accepted as Sunetta Link, 1807
Genus Cytheraea Lamarck, 1805 accepted as Meretrix Lamarck, 1799 (alternative original spelling for Cytherea Lamarck, 1805)
Genus Cytherea Lamarck, 1805 accepted as Meretrix Lamarck, 1799 (Invalid: junior homonym of Cytherea Fabricius, 1794 [Diptera] and Cytherea Röding, 1798)
Genus Cytherea Röding, 1798 accepted as Periglypta Jukes-Browne, 1914 (Invalid: junior homonym of Cytherea Fabricius, 1794 [Diptera])
Subfamily Cythereinae Gray, 1838 accepted as Meretricinae Gray, 1847 represented as Veneridae Rafinesque, 1815 (invalid)
Genus Dione Gray, 1847 accepted as Hysteroconcha Dall, 1902 (invalid: junior homonym of Dione Hübner, 1819 [Lepidoptera]; Hysteroconcha is a replacement name)
Genus Dosinella Dall, 1902 accepted as Dosinia (Dosinella) Dall, 1902 represented as Dosinia Scopoli, 1777
Genus Dosinidia Dall, 1902 accepted as Dosinia Scopoli, 1777 (synonym)
Genus Dosinisca Dall, 1902 accepted as Dosinia Scopoli, 1777 (synonym)
Genus Dosinorbis Dall, 1902 accepted as Dosinia Scopoli, 1777
Genus Dosinula Finlay, 1926 accepted as Dosina J.E. Gray, 1835 (synonym)
Genus Eocyclina Dall, 1908 accepted as Cyclina Deshayes, 1850 (unnecessary replacement name for Cyclina Deshayes, 1850)
Genus Eucallista Dall, 1902 accepted as Amiantis Carpenter, 1864 (synonym)
Genus Eusalacia Cossmann, 1920 accepted as Circomphalus Mörch, 1853 (synonym)
Genus Eutapes Chiamenti, 1900 accepted as Paphia Röding, 1798 (synonym)
Genus Euterentia Cossmann, 1920 accepted as Kyrina Jousseaume, 1894 (synonym)
Genus Eutivela Dall, 1891 accepted as Tivela Link, 1807
Genus Exoleta T. Brown, 1827 accepted as Dosinia Scopoli, 1777
Genus Fallartemis Iredale, 1930 accepted as Dosinia (Fallartemis) Iredale, 1930 represented as Dosinia Scopoli, 1777
Genus Finlaya Marwick, 1927 † accepted as Marwickia Finlay, 1930 † (invalid: homonym of Finlaya Theobold, 1903)
Genus Glycydonta Cotton, 1936 accepted as Timoclea T. Brown, 1827 (synonym)
Genus Gnidiella Parker, 1949 accepted as Chionopsis Olsson, 1932 (synonym)
Genus Granithaca Fischer-Piette & Vukadinovic, 1977 accepted as Leukoma E. Römer, 1857 (synonym)
Genus Gratelupia Desmoulins, 1828 † accepted as Grateloupia [anonymous], 1830 † (named for Grateloup, hence should be Grateloupia)
Genus Hemitapes Römer, 1864 accepted as Marcia H. Adams & A. Adams, 1857 (synonym)
Genus Hermione Leach in Gray, 1852 accepted as Chamelea Mörch, 1853 (invalid: junior homonym of Hermione Meigen, 1800 [Diptera])
Genus Irona Finlay, 1926 accepted as Irus (Notirus) Finlay, 1928 represented as Irus F. C. Schmidt, 1818 (Invalid: junior homonym of Irona Mabille, 1883 [Gastropoda]; Notirus is a replacement name)
Genus Jukesbrownia Cossmann, 1920 accepted as Transennella Dall, 1884 (synonym)
Genus Leucothea Jukes-Browne, 1913 accepted as Aphrodora Jukes-Browne, 1914 (synonym)
Genus Levimarcia Cox, 1927 accepted as Marcia H. Adams & A. Adams, 1857 (objective synonym)
Subfamily Lioconchinae Habe, 1977 accepted as Gouldiinae Stewart, 1930 represented as Veneridae Rafinesque, 1815
Subfamily Mclellaniinae D. Wilson, 1983 † accepted as Chioninae Frizzell, 1936
Genus Meridosinia Iredale, 1930 accepted as Dosinia Scopoli, 1777
Genus Meroe Schumacher, 1817 accepted as Sunetta Link, 1807
Genus Meroë Schumacher, 1817 accepted as Sunetta Link, 1807 (incorrect original spelling)
Subfamily Meroinae Tryon, 1884 accepted as Sunettinae Stoliczka, 1870 represented as Veneridae Rafinesque, 1815
Genus Metis H. Adams & A. Adams, 1857 accepted as Venerupis Lamarck, 1818 (Invalid: junior homonym of Metis Philippi, 1843 [Crustacea]; Myrsus is a replacement name)
Genus Murcia Römer, 1857 accepted as Anomalocardia Schumacher, 1817 (Invalid: junior homonym of Murcia Koch, 1835 [Arachnida])
Genus Myrsus H. Adams & A. Adams, 1858 accepted as Venerupis Lamarck, 1818 (synonym)
Genus Nioche Hertlein & A. M. Strong, 1948 accepted as Leukoma E. Römer, 1857 (synonym)
Genus Notirus Finlay, 1928 accepted as Irus (Notirus) Finlay, 1928 represented as Irus F. C. Schmidt, 1818
Genus Notochione Hertlein & A. M. Strong, 1948 accepted as Leukoma E. Römer, 1857 (synonym)
Genus Notopaphia W. R. B. Oliver, 1923 accepted as Irus (Notopaphia) W. R. B. Oliver, 1926 represented as Irus F. C. Schmidt, 1818
Genus Novathaca Habe, 1951 accepted as Leukoma E. Römer, 1857 (synonym)
Genus Omphaloclathrum Mörch, 1853 accepted as Antigona Schumacher, 1817 (objective synonym of Antigiona)
Genus Orbiculus Megerle von Mühlfeld, 1811 accepted as Dosinia Scopoli, 1777
Genus Ortygia T. Brown, 1827 accepted as Chamelea Mörch, 1853 (invalid: junior homonym of Ortygia Boie, 1826 [Aves])
Genus Pachydesma Conrad, 1854 accepted as Tivela (Pachydesma) Conrad, 1854 represented as Tivela Link, 1807
Subfamily Paphiinae Finlay, 1928 accepted as Tapetinae Gray, 1851 represented as Veneridae Rafinesque, 1815 (invalid)
Genus Paphirus Finlay, 1926 accepted as Venerupis Lamarck, 1818
Genus Paradione Dall, 1909 † accepted as Chionella Cossmann, 1886 † (unnecessary replacement name for Chionella Cossmann, 1886)
Genus Paragouldia Miller, 1985 † accepted as Gouldia (Paragouldia) Miller, 1985 † represented as Gouldia C. B. Adams, 1847
Genus Pardosinia Iredale, 1929 accepted as Dosinia Scopoli, 1777
Genus Parembola Römer, 1857 (unaccepted, synonym)
Genus Parmulina Dall, 1902 (unaccepted, invalid: junior homonym of Parmulina Penard, 1902 [Prot.]; Parmulophora Dall, 1905 is a replacement name)
Genus Parmulophora Dall, 1905 (unaccepted)
Genus Parvivenus Sacco, 1900 (unaccepted, synonym)
Genus Pasiphaë Leach in Gray, 1852 (unaccepted, incorrect original spelling)
Genus Pectunculus da Costa, 1778 (unaccepted)
Genus Petroderma Kuroda, 1945 (unaccepted, synonym)
Genus Phacosoma Jukes-Browne, 1912 (unaccepted)
Genus Pitarella Palmer, 1927 † (unaccepted, synonym)
Genus Pitaria Dall, 1902 (unaccepted, unjustified emendation of Pitar)
Genus Pitarina Jukes-Browne, 1913 (unaccepted, synonym)
Subfamily Pitarinae Stewart, 1930 (unaccepted)
Genus Planitivela Olsson, 1961 (unaccepted)
Genus Plurigens Finlay, 1930 (unaccepted, synonym)
Genus Protothaca Dall, 1902 (unaccepted, synonym)
Genus Psephidia Dall, 1902 (unaccepted, synonym)
Genus Psephis Carpenter, 1864 (unaccepted, invalid: junior homonym of Psephis Guenée, 1854; Psephidia Dall, 1902, is a replacement name)
Genus Puberella Fischer-Piette & Vukadinovic, 1977 (unaccepted, synonym)
Genus Pullastra G. B. Sowerby I, 1826 (unaccepted, synonym)
Genus Retrotapes del Rio, 1997 (unaccepted, synonym)
Genus Rhomalea Jukes-Browne, 1914 (unaccepted, invalid: junior homonym of Rhomalea Koch, 1873 [Arachnida]; Eurhomalea Cossmann, 1920 is a replacement name)
Genus Salacia Jukes-Brown, 1914 (unaccepted, Invalid: junior homonym of Salacia Lamouroux, 1816 [Cnidaria]; Callanaitis and Eusalacia are replacement names)
Genus Semelartemis Iredale, 1930 (unaccepted)
Genus Sinodia Jukes-Browne, 1908 (unaccepted, synonym)
Genus Sunemeroe Iredale, 1930 (unaccepted)
Genus Terentia Jukes-Browne, 1914 (unaccepted, synonym)
Genus Textrix Römer, 1857 (unaccepted, invalid: junior homonym of Textrix Sundevall, 1833 [Arachnida]; Paratapes Stoliczka, 1870 is a replacement name)
Genus Thetis C. B. Adams, 1845 (unaccepted, invalid: junior homonym of Thetis J. de C. Sowerby, 1826)
Genus Tigammona Iredale, 1930 (unaccepted, synonym)
Genus Tinctora Jukes-Browne, 1914 (unaccepted, synonym)
Genus Totteniana Perkins, 1869 (unaccepted, objective synonym)
Genus Transenella [sic] (unaccepted, orthographic variant)
Genus Trigona Megerle von Mühlfeld, 1811 (unaccepted, synonym)
Genus Trigonella Conrad, 1837 (unaccepted, invalid: junior homonym of Trigonella da Costa, 1778; Pachydesma is a replacement name)
Genus Triquetra Blainville, 1828 (unaccepted, synonym)
Genus Tropithaca Olsson, 1961 (unaccepted, synonym)
Genus Tuangia Marwick, 1927 (unaccepted, synonym)
Genus Velargilla Thiele, 1934 (unaccepted, synonym)
Genus Ventricola Römer, 1867 (unaccepted, synonym)
Genus Ventricolaria Keen, 1954 (unaccepted, synonym)
Genus Venusarius Duméril, 1805 (unaccepted, synonym)
Genus Veremolpa Iredale, 1930 (unaccepted, synonym)
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basis of record Vaught, K.C.; Tucker Abbott, R.; Boss, K.J. (1989). A classification of the living Mollusca. American Malacologists: Melbourne. ISBN 0-915826-22-4. XII, 195 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Bieler R., Carter J.G. & Coan E.V. (2010). Classification of Bivalve families. Pp. 113-133, in: Bouchet P. & Rocroi J.-P. (2010), Nomenclator of Bivalve Families. Malacologia 52(2): 1-184. [details]   

additional source Jukes-Brown A.D. 1914. A synopsis of the family Veneridae. Proceedings of the Malacological Society of London, 11(1): 58-74; 11(2): 75-94, available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/96204 [details]   

additional source Chen, J.; Li, Q.; Kong, L.; Zheng, X. (2011). Molecular phylogeny of venus clams (Mollusca, Bivalvia, Veneridae) with emphasis on the systematic position of taxa along the coast of mainland China. Zoologica Scripta. 40(3): 260-271. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Glover, E. A.; Taylor, J. D. (2010). Needles and pins: acicular crystalline periostracal calcification in venerid bivalves (Bivalvia: Veneridae). Journal of Molluscan Studies. 76(2): 157-179., available online at https://doi.org/10.1093/mollus/eyp054 [details]   

additional source Kappner, I.; Bieler, R. (2006). Phylogeny of venus clams (Bivalvia: Venerinae) as inferred from nuclear and mitochondrial gene sequences. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 40(2): 317-331., available online at https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2006.02.006 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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]   

additional source  (ofVenerinae Rafinesque, 1815) Bieler R., Carter J.G. & Coan E.V. (2010). Classification of Bivalve families. Pp. 113-133, in: Bouchet P. & Rocroi J.-P. (2010), Nomenclator of Bivalve Families. Malacologia 52(2): 1-184. [details]   

redescription  (ofVenerinae Rafinesque, 1815) 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]   

basis of record  (ofCircinae Dall, 1895) Vaught, K.C.; Tucker Abbott, R.; Boss, K.J. (1989). A classification of the living Mollusca. American Malacologists: Melbourne. ISBN 0-915826-22-4. XII, 195 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source  (ofCircinae Dall, 1895) Bieler R., Carter J.G. & Coan E.V. (2010). Classification of Bivalve families. Pp. 113-133, in: Bouchet P. & Rocroi J.-P. (2010), Nomenclator of Bivalve Families. Malacologia 52(2): 1-184. [details]   

basis of record  (ofPitarinae Stewart, 1930) Vaught, K.C.; Tucker Abbott, R.; Boss, K.J. (1989). A classification of the living Mollusca. American Malacologists: Melbourne. ISBN 0-915826-22-4. XII, 195 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source  (ofPitarinae Stewart, 1930) Bieler R., Carter J.G. & Coan E.V. (2010). Classification of Bivalve families. Pp. 113-133, in: Bouchet P. & Rocroi J.-P. (2010), Nomenclator of Bivalve Families. Malacologia 52(2): 1-184. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofPitarinae Stewart, 1930) 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]   

basis of record  (ofTapetinae Gray, 1851) Vaught, K.C.; Tucker Abbott, R.; Boss, K.J. (1989). A classification of the living Mollusca. American Malacologists: Melbourne. ISBN 0-915826-22-4. XII, 195 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source  (ofTapetinae Gray, 1851) Bieler R., Carter J.G. & Coan E.V. (2010). Classification of Bivalve families. Pp. 113-133, in: Bouchet P. & Rocroi J.-P. (2010), Nomenclator of Bivalve Families. Malacologia 52(2): 1-184. [details]   

basis of record  (ofDosiniinae Deshayes, 1853) Vaught, K.C.; Tucker Abbott, R.; Boss, K.J. (1989). A classification of the living Mollusca. American Malacologists: Melbourne. ISBN 0-915826-22-4. XII, 195 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source  (ofDosiniinae Deshayes, 1853) Bieler R., Carter J.G. & Coan E.V. (2010). Classification of Bivalve families. Pp. 113-133, in: Bouchet P. & Rocroi J.-P. (2010), Nomenclator of Bivalve Families. Malacologia 52(2): 1-184. [details]   

basis of record  (ofGouldiinae Stewart, 1930) Bieler R., Carter J.G. & Coan E.V. (2010). Classification of Bivalve families. Pp. 113-133, in: Bouchet P. & Rocroi J.-P. (2010), Nomenclator of Bivalve Families. Malacologia 52(2): 1-184. [details]   

redescription  (ofGouldiinae Stewart, 1930) 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]   

redescription  (ofCallocardiinae Dall, 1895) 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]   

redescription  (ofClementiinae Frizzell, 1936) 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]   

redescription  (ofMeretricinae Gray, 1847) 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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From editor or global species database
Classification All genera in the family listed directly under the family name, except for subfamilies Petricolinae and Turtoniinae which were traditionally ranked as families. Other subfamilies listed as "alternate representation" until a comprehensive phylogenetic hypothesis is available.  [details]
 



LanguageName 
Dutch venusschelpentapijtschelpenartemisschelpen  [details]
English venus shells  [details]
Japanese マルスダレガイ  [details]
Swedish venusmusslor  [details]