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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolititapes Chiamenti, 1900 
AphiaID: 246149

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 editorVenus aurea Gmelin, 1791 (type by subsequent designation)
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVeneridae Rafinesque, 1815
Synonymised
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAureitapes Chiamenti, 1900 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCyaneitapes Chiamenti, 1900 (synonym)
Sources  original description Chiamenti A. 1900. Contribuzione alio studio della Malacofauna Adriatica. Nota sulla famiglia della Veneridae, e della Petricolidae. Rivista Italiana di Scienze Naturali, 20: 9-15.
page(s): 11 [details] [full text]

source of synonymy Vaught K. C. (1989). A classification of living Mollusca. American Malacologists Inc. Melbourne, Florida pp. XII + 195:  [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolititapes aureus (Gmelin, 1791)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolititapes durus (Gmelin, 1791)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolititapes rhomboides (Pennant, 1777)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolititapes virgineus (Linnaeus, 1767) sensu auct. accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolititapes rhomboides (Pennant, 1777)
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy This species and allied are usually held in Venerupis but this is not unequivocally supported; Huber (2010) is here followed in using Polititapes as valid genus, awaiting a much needed phylogenetic revision of the group.  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:246149
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Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2007-09-10 09:13:40Z  created  Gofas, Serge
2012-01-29 07:15:07Z  changed  Gofas, Serge
2012-08-13 11:03:37Z  changed  Bouchet, Philippe
  
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  Citation: Bouchet, P.; Gofas, S. (2014). Polititapes Chiamenti, 1900. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=246149 on 2014-08-22
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