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Semele Schumacher, 1817

138476  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:138476)

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Amphidesma Lamarck, 1818 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Semele (Amphidesma) Lamarck, 1818 · alternative representation
Semele (Elegantula) De Gregorio, 1885 · alternative representation
Semele (Semele) Schumacher, 1817 · alternative representation

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  1. Species Semele amabilis (Reeve, 1853)
  2. Species Semele australis (G. B. Sowerby I, 1833)
  3. Species Semele barbarae (Boone, 1928)
  4. Species Semele bellastriata (Conrad, 1837)
  5. Species Semele bicolor (C. B. Adams, 1852)
  6. Species Semele californica (Reeve, 1853)
  7. Species Semele capensis E. A. Smith, 1904
  8. Species Semele carnicolor (Hanley, 1845)
  9. Species Semele casali Doello-Jurado, 1949
  10. Species Semele casta (Reeve, 1853)
  11. Species Semele compta (Reeve, 1853)
  12. Species Semele cordiformis (Holten, 1802)
  13. Species Semele corrugata (G. B. Sowerby I, 1833)
  14. Species Semele craneana Hertlein & A. M. Strong, 1949
  15. Species Semele crenulata (G. B. Sowerby I, 1853)
  16. Species Semele decisa (Conrad, 1837)
  17. Species Semele duplicata (Reeve, 1853)
  18. Species Semele elliptica (G. B. Sowerby I, 1833)
  19. Species Semele exarata (A. Adams & Reeve, 1850)
  20. Species Semele flavescens (A. Gould, 1851)
  21. Species Semele formosa (G. B. Sowerby I, 1833)
  22. Species Semele gruneri (Reeve, 1853)
  23. Species Semele hanleyi Angas, 1879
  24. Species Semele hedlandi M. Huber, 2010
  25. Species Semele iscovichorum Valentich-Scott, Coan & Zelaya, 2020
  26. Species Semele isosceles Hedley, 1909
  27. Species Semele jamesi Coan, 1988
  28. Species Semele jovis (Reeve, 1853)
  29. Species Semele jucunda (Reeve, 1853)
  30. Species Semele laevis (G. B. Sowerby I, 1833)
  31. Species Semele lamellosa (G. B. Sowerby I, 1853)
  32. Species Semele lamyi Nicklès, 1955
  33. Species Semele lenticularis (G. B. Sowerby I, 1833)
  34. Species Semele martinii (Reeve, 1853)
  35. Species Semele modesta (Reeve, 1853)
  36. Species Semele natalensis M. Huber, 2010
  37. Species Semele pallida (G. B. Sowerby I, 1833)
  38. Species Semele phryne Angas, 1879
  39. Species Semele pilsbryi Olsson, 1961
  40. Species Semele proficua (Pulteney, 1799)
  41. Species Semele pulchra (G. B. Sowerby I, 1833)
  42. Species Semele purpurascens (Gmelin, 1791)
  43. Species Semele radiata (Say, 1826)
  44. Species Semele rosea (G. B. Sowerby I, 1833)
  45. Species Semele rubropicta Dall, 1871
  46. Species Semele rupicola Dall, 1915
  47. Species Semele rupium (G. B. Sowerby I, 1833)
  48. Species Semele scabra (Hanley, 1843)
  49. Species Semele solida (J. E. Gray, 1828)
  50. Species Semele sowerbyi Tryon, 1869
  51. Species Semele tortuosa (C. B. Adams, 1852)
  52. Species Semele trindadis Simone, 2021
  53. Species Semele venusta (Reeve, 1853)
  54. Species Semele verrucosa Mörch, 1860
  55. Species Semele vestalis (Reeve, 1853)
  56. Species Semele zalosa Chesney & P. G. Oliver, 1994
  57. Species Semele zebuensis (Hanley, 1843)
  58. Subgenus Semele (Abra) Lamarck, 1818 accepted as Abra Lamarck, 1818
    1. Species Semele (Abra) braziliensis E. A. Smith, 1885 accepted as Abra braziliensis (E. A. Smith, 1885) (basionym)
    2. Species Semele (Abra) philippinensis E. A. Smith, 1885 accepted as Abra philippinensis (E. A. Smith, 1885) (basionym)
    3. Species Semele (Abra) profundorum E. A. Smith, 1885 accepted as Abra profundorum (E. A. Smith, 1885) (unaccepted > superseded combination)
    4. Species Semele (Abra) regularis E. A. Smith, 1885 accepted as Abra regularis (E. A. Smith, 1885) (basionym)
  59. Subgenus Semele (Scrobicularia) Schumacher, 1817 accepted as Scrobicularia Schumacher, 1815
    1. Species Semele (Scrobicularia) piperata (Poiret, 1789) accepted as Semele piperata (Poiret, 1789) accepted as Scrobicularia plana (da Costa, 1778)
  60. Subgenus Semele (Semelina) Dall, 1900 accepted as Semelina Dall, 1900 (unaccepted > superseded rank)
    1. Species Semele (Semelina) nuculoides (Conrad, 1841) represented as Semelina nuculoides (Conrad, 1841)
  61. Subgenus Semele (Syndosmya) Récluz, 1843 accepted as Abra Lamarck, 1818
    1. Species Semele (Syndosmya) nitida (O. F. Müller, 1776) accepted as Abra nitida (O. F. Müller, 1776)
  62. Species Semele ada A. Adams & Angas, 1864 accepted as Myrtea ada (A. Adams & Angas, 1864) (original combination)
  63. Species Semele alveata A. Gould, 1861 accepted as Semele carnicolor (Hanley, 1845) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  64. Species Semele amoena (Reeve, 1853) accepted as Semele proficua (Pulteney, 1799)
  65. Species Semele aphrodite Angas, 1879 accepted as Semele cordiformis (Holten, 1802)
  66. Species Semele ashleyi Hertlein & U. S. Grant, 1972 accepted as Semele rubropicta Dall, 1871
  67. Species Semele aspasia Angas, 1879 accepted as Semele carnicolor (Hanley, 1845)
  68. Species Semele aurora Tursch & Pierret, 1964 accepted as Semele martinii (Reeve, 1853)
  69. Species Semele braziliensis E. A. Smith, 1885 accepted as Abra braziliensis (E. A. Smith, 1885) (original combination)
  70. Species Semele carolinensis Conrad, 1867 accepted as Semele proficua (Pulteney, 1799)
  71. Species Semele clydosa F. R. Bernard, 1983 accepted as Semele sowerbyi Tryon, 1869
  72. Species Semele crenata A. Adams & Angas, 1864 accepted as Semele crenulata (G. B. Sowerby I, 1853) (junior synonym)
  73. Species Semele duplicata Gould, 1861 accepted as Semele zebuensis (Hanley, 1843)
  74. Species Semele exigua H. Adams, 1862 accepted as Abra exigua (H. Adams, 1862) (original combination)
  75. Species Semele fazisa De Gregorio, 1884 accepted as Semele striata (Reeve, 1853) accepted as Cumingia deshayesiana Vaillant, 1865
  76. Species Semele floreanensis Soot-Ryen, 1932 accepted as Semele rupium (G. B. Sowerby I, 1833)
  77. Species Semele fucata Mörch, 1861 accepted as Semele bicolor (C. B. Adams, 1852)
  78. Species Semele gouldi Tryon, 1869 accepted as Semele zebuensis (Hanley, 1843)
  79. Species Semele gratiosa Reeve, 1853 accepted as Semele zebuensis (Hanley, 1843) (introduced in synonymy)
  80. Species Semele guaymasensis Pilsbry & H. N. Lowe, 1932 accepted as Semele hanleyi Angas, 1879
  81. Species Semele hertleini Durham, 1950 accepted as Semele verrucosa Mörch, 1860
  82. Species Semele incongrua P. P. Carpenter, 1864 accepted as Semele venusta (Reeve, 1853)
  83. Species Semele infans E. A. Smith, 1885 accepted as Abra infans (E. A. Smith, 1885) (original combination)
  84. Species Semele jaramija Pilsbry & Olsson, 1941 accepted as Semele verrucosa Mörch, 1860
  85. Species Semele jukesi (Reeve, 1853) accepted as Semele carnicolor (Hanley, 1845) (misspelling of specific epithet)
  86. Species Semele junonia A. E. Verrill, 1870 accepted as Semele rosea (G. B. Sowerby I, 1833)
  87. Species Semele lata K. J. Bush, 1885 accepted as Semele bellastriata (Conrad, 1837)
  88. Species Semele macandreae H. Adams, 1870 accepted as Semele striata (Reeve, 1853) accepted as Cumingia deshayesiana Vaillant, 1865 (junior synonym)
  89. Species Semele margarita Olsson, 1961 accepted as Semele verrucosa Mörch, 1860
  90. Species Semele mediamericana Pilsbry & H. N. Lowe, 1932 accepted as Semele proficua (Pulteney, 1799)
  91. Species Semele modesta A. Adams, 1854 accepted as Semele modesta (Reeve, 1853)
  92. Species Semele monilis Tate, 1891 accepted as Semele jucunda (Reeve, 1853)
  93. Species Semele nexilis Gould, 1862 accepted as Semele bellastriata (Conrad, 1837)
  94. Species Semele nitida (O. F. Müller, 1776) accepted as Abra nitida (O. F. Müller, 1776)
  95. Species Semele nuculoidea (Conrad, 1841) accepted as Semelina nuculoides (Conrad, 1841) (misspelling)
  96. Species Semele obliqua (W. Wood, 1815) accepted as Semele purpurascens (Gmelin, 1791)
  97. Species Semele ornata A. Gould, 1862 accepted as Semele purpurascens (Gmelin, 1791) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  98. Species Semele pacifica Dall, 1915 accepted as Semele verrucosa Mörch, 1860
  99. Species Semele paziana Hertlein & A. M. Strong, 1949 accepted as Semele pallida (G. B. Sowerby I, 1833)
  100. Species Semele philippinensis E. A. Smith, 1885 accepted as Abra philippinensis (E. A. Smith, 1885) (original combination)
  101. Species Semele piperata (Poiret, 1789) accepted as Scrobicularia plana (da Costa, 1778)
  102. Species Semele planata P. P. Carpenter, 1856 accepted as Semele tortuosa (C. B. Adams, 1852)
  103. Species Semele profundorum E. A. Smith, 1885 accepted as Abra profundorum (E. A. Smith, 1885) (superseded combination)
  104. Species Semele purpurascens (Gmelin, 1791) sensu Nicklès, 1950 accepted as Semele lamyi Nicklès, 1955
  105. Species Semele quentinensis Dall, 1921 accepted as Semele pulchra (G. B. Sowerby I, 1833)
  106. Species Semele radiata (Reeve, 1853) accepted as Semele cordiformis (Holten, 1802) (junior homonym)
  107. Species Semele regularis Dall, 1915 accepted as Semele pallida (G. B. Sowerby I, 1833) (invalid: junior homonym of Semele regularis E.A. Smith, 1885; S. paziana is a replacement name)
  108. Species Semele regularis E. A. Smith, 1885 accepted as Abra regularis (E. A. Smith, 1885) (original combination)
  109. Species Semele reticulata Schumacher, 1817 accepted as Semele proficua (Pulteney, 1799) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  110. Species Semele rubrotincta P. P. Carpenter, 1857 accepted as Semele decisa (Conrad, 1837)
  111. Species Semele scabra (Hanley, 1843) sensu Bosch & Bosch, 1982 accepted as Semele zalosa Chesney & P. G. Oliver, 1994 (misapplication)
  112. Species Semele shoplandi Melvill, 1898 accepted as Semele cordiformis (Holten, 1802)
  113. Species Semele simplicissima Pilsbry & H. N. Lowe, 1932 accepted as Semele pallida (G. B. Sowerby I, 1833)
  114. Species Semele sinensis A. Adams, 1854 accepted as Semele cordiformis (Holten, 1802)
  115. Species Semele sowerbyi E. Lamy, 1912 accepted as Semele barbarae (Boone, 1928) (invalid: junior homonym of Semele sowerbyi Tryon, 1869)
  116. Species Semele sparsilineata Dall, 1915 accepted as Semele purpurascens (Gmelin, 1791)
  117. Species Semele striata (Reeve, 1853) accepted as Cumingia deshayesiana Vaillant, 1865 (secondary junior homonym of Cumingia striata A. Adams, 1850)
  118. Species Semele tabogensis Pilsbry & H. N. Lowe, 1932 accepted as Semele rosea (G. B. Sowerby I, 1833)
  119. Species Semele tita Dall, Bartsch & Rehder, 1938 accepted as Semele australis (G. B. Sowerby I, 1833)
  120. Species Semele uruguayensis Pilsbry, 1897 accepted as Abra uruguayensis (Pilsbry, 1897)
  121. Species Semele verruculastra Keen, 1966 accepted as Semele formosa (G. B. Sowerby I, 1833)
  122. Species Semele virginea A. Adams, 1854 accepted as Amphidesma virginea Reeve, 1853 accepted as Semele lamellosa (G. B. Sowerby I, 1853)
  123. Species Semele virginiana O. Meyer, 1888 accepted as Semelina nuculoides (Conrad, 1841)
  124. Species Semele warburtoni Tenison Woods, 1877 accepted as Codakia orbicularis (Linnaeus, 1758) (junior synonym)
  125. Subgenus Semele (Elegantula) De Gregorio, 1885 represented as Semele Schumacher, 1817
    1. Species Semele (Elegantula) fazisa De Gregorio, 1884 accepted as Cumingia deshayesiana Vaillant, 1865
    2. Species Semele (Elegantula) rupicola Dall, 1915 represented as Semele rupicola Dall, 1915
    3. Species Semele (Elegantula) rupium (G. B. Sowerby I, 1833) represented as Semele rupium (G. B. Sowerby I, 1833)
  126. Species Semele brambleyae A. W. B. Powell, 1967 (uncertain > taxon inquirendum, Single New Zealand specimen presumably introduced)
  127. Species Semele decora A. Adams, 1854 (uncertain, use in recent literature not established by editor)
  128. Species Semele laeta A. Adams, 1854 (uncertain, use in recent literature not established by editor)
  129. Species Semele luteola A. Adams, 1855 (uncertain, use in recent literature not established by editor)
  130. Species Semele pulchella A. Adams, 1854 (uncertain > unassessed, use in recent literature not established by editor)
  131. Species Semele sponsa A. Adams, 1854 (uncertain > unassessed)
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Schumacher, C. F. (1817). Essai d'un nouveau système des habitations des vers testacés. <em>Schultz, Copenghagen.</em> iv + 288 pp., 22 pls., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/81329
page(s): 53, 165 [details]   
MolluscaBase eds. (2024). MolluscaBase. Semele Schumacher, 1817. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=138476 on 2024-04-14
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original description Schumacher, C. F. (1817). Essai d'un nouveau système des habitations des vers testacés. <em>Schultz, Copenghagen.</em> iv + 288 pp., 22 pls., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/81329
page(s): 53, 165 [details]   

original description  (of Amphidesma Lamarck, 1818) Lamarck, J.B. (1818). [volume 5 of] Histoire naturelle des Animaux sans Vertèbres, préséntant les caractères généraux et particuliers de ces animaux, leur distribution, leurs classes, leurs familles, leurs genres, et la citation des principales espèces qui s'y rapportent; precedes d'une Introduction offrant la determination des caracteres essentiels de l'Animal, sa distinction du vegetal et desautres corps naturels, enfin, l'Exposition des Principes fondamentaux de la Zoologie. <em>Paris, Deterville.</em> vol 5: 612 pp., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/12886879
page(s): 489 [details]   

original description  (of Semele (Amphidesma) Lamarck, 1818) Lamarck, J.B. (1818). [volume 5 of] Histoire naturelle des Animaux sans Vertèbres, préséntant les caractères généraux et particuliers de ces animaux, leur distribution, leurs classes, leurs familles, leurs genres, et la citation des principales espèces qui s'y rapportent; precedes d'une Introduction offrant la determination des caracteres essentiels de l'Animal, sa distinction du vegetal et desautres corps naturels, enfin, l'Exposition des Principes fondamentaux de la Zoologie. <em>Paris, Deterville.</em> vol 5: 612 pp., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/12886879
page(s): 489-490 [details]   

original description  (of Semele (Elegantula) De Gregorio, 1885) De Gregorio, A. (1884-1885). Studi su talune conchiglie mediterranee viventi e fossili con una rivista del genere <i>Vulsella</i>. <em>Bullettino della Società Malacologica Italiana.</em> 10(1-4): 36-64, pls 1-3 [10 August 1884]; 65-128, pls 4-5 [20 November 1884]; 10(9-19): 129-288 [30 April 1885]., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/38908552
page(s): 137 [details]   

context source (PeRMS) Paredes, C.; Cardoso, F.; Santamaría, J.; Esplana, J.; Llaja, L. (2016). Lista anotada de los bivalvos marinos del Perú. <em>Revista peruana de biología.</em> 23(2), 127-150., available online at http://www.scielo.org.pe/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S1727-99332016000200006 [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]   
 
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