WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpheniopsidae J. Gardner, 1928

391096  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:391096)

accepted
Family
marine
recent + fossil
Marshall, B.; Bouchet, P.; Gofas, S. (2016). Spheniopsidae J. Gardner, 1928. In: MolluscaBase (2017). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=391096 on 2017-12-12

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2009-04-14 09:31:10Z
created
2010-07-10 09:41:30Z
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2010-07-26 12:28:11Z
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2010-08-05 15:15:55Z
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2010-09-15 04:51:39Z
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2016-06-08 22:27:55Z
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basis of record 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 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]   

status source Marshall B.A. (2002). Some Recent Thraciidae, Periplomatidae, Myochamidae, Cuspidariidae and Spheniopsidae (Anomalodesmata) from the New Zealand region and referral of Thracia reinga Crozier, 1966 and Scintillona benthicola Dell, 1956 to Tellimya Brown, 1827(Montacutidae) (Mollusca : Bivalvia). Molluscan Research. 22(3), 221-288., available online at http://www.publish.csiro.au/?act=view_file&file_id=MR02011.pdf
note: Spheniopsidae is transferred from Heterodonta to Anomalodesmata [details]   
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClassification Systematic position uncertain, traditionally placed in order Myoida. Placed by Marshall (2002: 271-284) in the Anomalodesmata on the basis of an internal ligament and a lithodesma, and in the Cuspidarioidea on the basis of commarginal sculpture.  [details]