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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBivalvia 
AphiaID: 105

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMollusca > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBivalvia
Authority Linnaeus, 1758
Status accepted
Rank Class
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMollusca
Sources  original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortweekleppigen  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbivalves and clamsUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbivalves  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormusslor  [details]
Ukrainian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorДвостулкові молюскиUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorДвостулкові  [details]
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taxa (5)

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 Subclass Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterodonta
Subclass Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPalaeoheterodonta
Subclass Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProtobranchia
Subclass Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPteriomorphia

Subclass Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPaleoheterodonta accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPalaeoheterodonta
Environment marine, brackish, fresh
Fossil range recent + fossil
Link Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClassification Recent studies (e.g., Bieler et al., 2014) have confirmed that the Bivalvia consist of two major clades, Protobranchia and Autobranchia, with the latter dividing into Pteriomorphia and Heteroconchia. Heteroconchia in turn consist of Palaeoheterodonta and Heterodonta, with the latter dividing into Archiheterodonta and Euheterodonta. To avoid introducing additional Linnean ranks into the classification based on this hypothesized branching pattern of the bivalve tree, Autobranchia and Heteroconchia are not translated into ranks herein.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNomenclature This class of molluscs probably holds a record of alternative names which have been applied to it. Among these Pelecypoda Goldfuss, 1820 and Lamellibranchiata de Blainville, 1816 have been quite extensively used in XXth century literature but Conchifera Lamarck, 1818 [not to be confused with Conchifera Gegenbaur, 1878, coined for a totally different concept of a taxon uniting all shelled molluscs except Polyplacophora] and Acephala Cuvier, 1795 also appear in the XIXth century literature.
Although "Bivalvia" is a valid name for the class and has gained general acceptance following the Treatise on Invertebrate Palaeontology (Cox in Moore, 1969), some would prefer "Pelecypoda", on the grounds that other animal groups exist with bivalved shells (e.g. Brachiopoda, Ostracoda and some Gastropoda), that some animals attributed to Bivalvia (e.g. Rostroconchia) have non-bivalved shells, and that the name is consonant with other molluscan classes.  [details]

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNomenclature The ordinal endings -ida and -oida have both been extensively employed in bivalve literature. We follow the suggested standardisation to -ida as used in the bivalve classifications by Scarlato and Starobogatov (1979), Bieler et al. (2010, 2014) and Carter et al. (2011), among others. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:105
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  db_admin
2009-01-30 14:43:20Z  changed  Gofas, Serge
2016-05-09 08:14:19Z  changed  Gofas, Serge
  
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  Citation: Gofas, S. (2016). Bivalvia. Accessed through: Kennedy, M.K., L. Van Guelpen, G. Pohle, L. Bajona (Eds.) (2016). Canadian Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/carms/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=105 on 2016-06-01
   
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