BeRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVeneridae Rafinesque, 1815 
AphiaID: 243

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMollusca > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBivalvia > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterodonta > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuheterodonta > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVeneroida > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVeneroidea > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVeneridae
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVeneroidea Rafinesque, 1815
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. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorvenusschelpenUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortapijtschelpenUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorartemisschelpen  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorvenus shells  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorvenusmusslor  [details]
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taxa (24)

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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChamelea Mörch, 1853
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChamelea gallina (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChamelea striatula (da Costa, 1778)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDosinia Scopoli, 1777
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDosinia exoleta (Linnaeus, 1758)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMercenaria Schumacher, 1817
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMercenaria mercenaria (Linnaeus, 1758)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPaphia Röding, 1798
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPaphia rhomboides (Pennant, 1777) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolititapes rhomboides (Pennant, 1777)
Subfamily Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetricolinae d'Orbigny, 1840
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetricola Lamarck, 1801
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetricola pholadiformis Lamarck, 1818 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetricolaria pholadiformis (Lamarck, 1818)
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetricolaria Stoliczka, 1870
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetricolaria pholadiformis (Lamarck, 1818)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolititapes Chiamenti, 1900
  » 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)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTapes Megerle von Mühlfeld, 1811
  » Subgenus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTapes (Tapes) Megerle von Muhlfeld, 1811 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTapes Megerle von Mühlfeld, 1811 (alternate representation)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTapes rhomboides (Pennant, 1777) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolititapes rhomboides (Pennant, 1777)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVenerupis Lamarck, 1818
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVenerupis corrugata (Gmelin, 1791)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVenerupis geographica (Gmelin, 1791)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVenerupis senegalensis (Gmelin, 1791) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVenerupis corrugata (Gmelin, 1791)
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:243
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  db_admin
2011-03-14 19:17:39Z  checked  Bouchet, Philippe
  
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  Citation: Bouchet, P. (2014). Veneridae Rafinesque, 1815. Accessed through: VLIZ Belgian Marine Species Consortium (2010) The Belgian Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/berms/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=243 on 2014-12-25
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