WoRMS taxon details

Spheniopsidae J. Gardner, 1928

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

accepted
Family
marine
recent + fossil
Not documented
Taxonomy The placement of this family in the Cuspidarioidea by Marshall (2002) was doubted by Steiner et al. (2006) but confirmed by...  
Taxonomy The placement of this family in the Cuspidarioidea by Marshall (2002) was doubted by Steiner et al. (2006) but confirmed by anatomical data in Morton et al. (2016) [details]
MolluscaBase (2018). Spheniopsidae J. Gardner, 1928. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=391096 on 2018-06-22
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2009-04-14 09:31:10Z
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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]   

additional source Morton, B.; Machado, F. M.; Passos, F. D. (2016). The organs of prey capture and digestion in the miniature predatory bivalve Spheniopsis brasiliensis (Anomalodesmata: Cuspidarioidea: Spheniopsidae) expose a novel life-history trait. Journal of Natural History. 50(27-28): 1725-1748., available online at https://doi.org/10.1080/00222933.2016.1155780 [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]   

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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
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Classification 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]

Taxonomy The placement of this family in the Cuspidarioidea by Marshall (2002) was doubted by Steiner et al. (2006) but confirmed by anatomical data in Morton et al. (2016) [details]