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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyidae Lamarck, 1809 
AphiaID: 247

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 editorMyoida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyoidea (Superfamily)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyoidea Lamarck, 1809
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCryptomyinae Habe, 1977
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyacidae (Incorrect spelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyinae Lamarck, 1809
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpheniinae F. R. Bernard, 1983
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. Santa Barbara: Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgapers  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsandmusslor  [details]
Direct child
taxa (16)

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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCryptomya Conrad, 1849
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMya Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParamya Conrad, 1861
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatyodon Conrad, 1837
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphenia Turton, 1822
Genus Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTugonella Jousseaume, 1891
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTugonia Gray, 1842

Subfamily Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCryptomyinae Habe, 1977 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyidae Lamarck, 1809 (alternate representation)
Subfamily Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyinae Lamarck, 1809 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyidae Lamarck, 1809 (alternate representation)

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCryptodonta Carpenter, 1864 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatyodon Conrad, 1837
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDistugonia Iredale, 1936 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTugonia (Distugonia) Iredale, 1936 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTugonia Gray, 1842
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyalina Conrad, 1845 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParamya Conrad, 1861
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphaenia accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphenia Turton, 1822
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphena [sic] accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphenia Turton, 1822
Subfamily Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpheniinae F. R. Bernard, 1983 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCryptomyinae Habe, 1977 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyidae Lamarck, 1809
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTyleria H. Adams & A. Adams, 1854 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphenia Turton, 1822
Environment marine
Feedingtype  suspension feeder [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo image gallery of Natural History Museum Rotterdam 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:247
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  db_admin
2012-01-04 17:55:52Z  checked  Bouchet, Philippe
  
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  Citation: Bouchet, P. (2014). Myidae Lamarck, 1809. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=247 on 2014-07-30
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