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Veneridae (venus clam)

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1815Veneridae Rafinesque
1838Cythereinae Gray
1900Cooperellidae Dall
1904Veneridae Glenn p. 304
1923Veneridae Clark and Arnold p. 146
1928Paphiinae Finlay
1931Veneridae Olsson p. 56
1936Chionidae Frizzell
1937Veneridae Popenoe p. 391
1957Veneridae Rivera p. 195
1977Veneridae Adegoke p. 280
1980Veneridae Vokes p. 166
1980Cooperellidae Vokes p. 179
1983Veneridae Gliozzi and Malatesta p. 98
1984Veneridae Squires p. 50
1987Veneridae Squires p. 68
1987Veneridae Ward and Blackwelder p. 130
1988Veneridae Squires p. 19
1990Veneridae Beu et al. p. 400
1991Veneridae Gordillo p. 129
1992Veneridae Ward p. 100
1999Veneridae Squires p. 22
2000Veneridae Coan et al. p. 259
2001Veneridae Todd
2005Veneridae Gardner p. 360
2006Veneridae Bieler and Mikkelsen
2009Cooperellidae Nevesskaja
2009Veneridae Nevesskaja
2010Veneridae Bouchet et al.
2010Veneridae Matsubara et al. p. 135
2011Veneridae Carter et al. p. 16
2012Veneridae Coan and Valentich-Scott p. 749
2013Veneridae Pérez et al. p. 364
2015Veneridae Hickman p. 32

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Gray 1854)
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
RankNameAuthor
CardioniFerussac 1822
CardiidiaFerussac 1822
CardiataFerussac 1822
superorderCardiiformiiFerussac 1822
orderCardiidaFerussac 1822
suborderCardiidinaFerussac 1822
Veneroidei(Gray 1854)
VeneroiteiGray 1854
superfamilyVeneroidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyVeneridaeRafinesque 1815
familyVeneridaeRafinesque 1815

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Fm. Veneridae Rafinesque 1815 [venus clam]
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G. †Anofia Reyment 1955
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Anofia aro Reyment 1955
G. †Austrocardilanx Gardner 2005
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Austrocardilanx gracilis Gardner 2005
Austrocardilanx provecta Gardner 2005
Subfm. Callistinae Habe and Kosuge 1967
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Subfm. Callocardiinae Dall 1895
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G. Amiantis Carpenter 1863
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Subg. Amiantis (Amiantis) Carpenter 1863
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Amiantis (Amiantis) navidadensis Frassinetti and Covacevich 1993
Amiantis callosa Conrad 1837
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Invalid names: Pitaria stalderi Clark 1915 [synonym]
Amiantis communis Nomland 1917
Amiantis loeli Wiedey 1929
Amiantis mathewsoni Gabb 1866
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Invalid names: Antigona (Artena) neglecta Clark 1918 [synonym]
Amiantis mathewsonii Gabb 1866
Amiantis purpurata Lamarck 1818
G. Callocardia Adams 1864
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Subg. †Callocardia (Atopodonta) Cossmann 1886
Subg. Callocardia (Callocardia) Adams 1864
Callocardia salvia Olsson 1928
Callocardia simiensis Nelson 1925
Callocardia sinedepressa Nelson 1925
Invalid names: Callocallista Weaver 1916 [synonym]
G. Callpita Huber 2010
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Callpita frizzelli Hertlein and Strong 1948
G. Hysteroconcha Dall 1902
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Hysteroconcha dione Linnaeus 1758
Hysteroconcha rosea Broderip and Sowerby 1851
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Invalid names: Dione Gray 1847 [synonym], Pitaria rosea wiedenmayeri Hodson 1931 [synonym]
Invalid names: Lioconchinae Habe 1977 [synonym], Pitarinae Stewart 1930 [synonym]
G. †Calva Popenoe 1937
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Subg. †Calva (Calva) Popenoe 1937
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Calva (Calva) baptisia Saul and Popenoe 1992
Calva (Calva) campanae Saul and Popenoe 1992
Calva (Calva) heliaca Saul and Popenoe 1992
Calva (Calva) peninsularis Anderson and Hanna 1935
Calva (Calva) regina Popenoe 1937
Calva (Calva) varians Gabb 1864
Subg. †Calva (Egelicalva) Saul and Popenoe 1992
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Invalid names: Meretrix coronada Anderson 1958 [synonym], Meretrix nitida major Packard 1922 [synonym]
Calva (Egelicalva) byblidis Saul and Popenoe 1992
Calva (Egelicalva) crassa Saul and Popenoe 1992
Calva (Egelicalva) spissa Saul and Popenoe 1992
Calva (Egelicalva) taffi Anderson 1958
Subg. †Calva (Microcalva) Saul and Popenoe 1992
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Calva (Microcalva) elderi Saul and Popenoe 1992
Calva (Microcalva) haggarti Saul and Popenoe 1992
Subg. †Calva (Penecallista) Saul and Popenoe 1992
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Calva (Penecallista) marina Saul and Popenoe 1992
G. Chamelea Mörch 1853
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Chamelea gallina Linneus 1758
Chione (Chamelea) catunna Mansfield 1940
G. Clementina Gray 1842
G. †Cockburnia Zinsmeister 1984
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Cockburnia lunulifera Wilckens 1911
G. Eurhomalea Cossmann 1920
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Eurhomalea antarctica Sharman and Newton 1897
Eurhomalea difficilis Ortmann 1899
Eurhomalea florentinoi Zinsmeister 1984
Eurhomalea fuenzalidai Philippi 1887
Eurhomalea inflata Zinsmeister 1984
Eurhomalea lenticularis Broderip and Sowerby 1835
Eurhomalea navidadiformis Frassinetti and Covacevich 1999
Eurhomalea newtoni Wilckens 1911
Eurhomalea rufa Lamarck 1818
G. †Ezocallista Kamada 1962
G. Fossacallista Marwick 1938
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Fossacallista ancisa Marwick 1938
Fossacallista eburnea Tate 1887
Fossacallista makoensis Marwick 1931
Fossacallista tatei Cossmann 1920
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Invalid names: Cytherea tenuis Tate 1887 [replaced]
G. †Frigichione Fletcher 1938
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Frigichione permagna Tate 1900
G. Gemma Deshayes 1853
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Gemma cravenensis Gardner 1943
Gemma gemma Totten 1834
Gemma magna Dall 1903
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Gemma magna insulcata Gardner 1943
Gemma magna majorina Gardner 1943
Gemma magna striata Richards 1943
Gemma sanctimauricensis Harris 1919
Gemma verdevilla Gardner 1943
Subfm. Gouldiinae Stewart 1930
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G. Gouldia Adams 1847
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Subg. †Gouldia (Circenita) Jousseaume 1888
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Circenita goodallioides Cossmann 1886
Subg. Gouldia (Gouldia) Adams 1847
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Gouldia (Gouldia) vetula Deshayes 1857
Subg. †Gouldia (Gouldiopa) Iredale 1924
Subg. †Gouldia (Paragouldia) Miller III 1985
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Gouldia alta Dall 1903
Gouldia camachoi Farinati 1985
Gouldia cerina Adams 1845
Gouldia circularis Deshayes 1857
Gouldia costaricensis Olsson 1922
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Invalid names: Gafrarium (Gouldia) phacotum Gardner 1926 [synonym]
Gouldia insularis Dall and Simpson 1901
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Invalid names: Gouldia limonensis Olsson 1922 [synonym]
Gouldia minuta Anderson 1928
Gouldia subpusilla d'Orbigny 1850
Invalid names: Thetis Adams 1845 [replaced]
Invalid names: Circinae Dall 1896 [synonym], Gafrariinae Korobkov 1954 [synonym], Gouldiina Stewart 1930 [empty]
G. Macrocallista Meek 1876
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Macrocallista andersoni Dickerson 1915
Macrocallista arenophila Ihering 1907
Macrocallista caryi Nelson 1925
Macrocallista cavachana Hanna and Israelsky 1925
Macrocallista densa Moody 1916
Macrocallista femii Adegoke 1977
Macrocallista furlongi Nelson 1925
Macrocallista greeni Ward and Blackwelder 1987
Macrocallista hanzawai Nagao 1928
Macrocallista inca Olsson 1928
Macrocallista lunulata Adegoke 1977
Macrocallista maculata Linnaeus 1758
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Invalid names: Cytherea (Meretrix) dariena Conrad 1855 [synonym]
Macrocallista minuscula Kellum 1926
Macrocallista packi Dickerson 1914
Macrocallista stantoni Waring 1917
Macrocallista tia Kellum 1926
Macrocallista weaveri Clark 1918
Macrocallista williamsoni Weaver and Palmer 1922
Subfm. Meretricinae Gray 1847
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G. †Aeora
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Aeora africana Adegoke 1977
G. Cytherea Lamarck 1808
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Cytherea adabionensis Oppenheim 1915
Cytherea aequorea Conrad 1833
Cytherea ambigua Deshayes 1857
Cytherea astartiformis Conrad 1848
Cytherea avia Deshayes 1857
Cytherea capillacea Deshayes 1857
Cytherea corbuloides von Koenen 1897
Cytherea curionii Deshayes 1857
Cytherea elegantula Deshayes 1857
Cytherea elliptica Hislop 1859
Cytherea erycinoides Lamarck 1806
Cytherea eversa Conrad 1848
Cytherea gruneri Oppenheim 1915
Cytherea humerosa Deshayes 1857
Cytherea hunteri Hislop 1859
Cytherea imitabilis Conrad 1848
Cytherea jerdoni Hislop 1859
Cytherea lamberti Deshayes 1857
Cytherea mortoni Conrad 1833
Cytherea murrayana Tate 1887
Cytherea nuttali Conrad 1834
Cytherea obsoleta Deshayes 1857
Cytherea orbicularis Hislop 1859
Cytherea paucirugata Tate 1887
Cytherea pectinata Linnaeus 1758
Cytherea perbrevis Conrad 1848
Cytherea poulsoni Conrad 1833
Cytherea rawesi Hislop 1859
Cytherea rhaetica Henry 1876
Cytherea scinctilla Deshayes 1857
Cytherea sobrina Conrad 1848
Cytherea soror Deshayes 1857
Cytherea subcrassa Lea 1833
Cytherea tenuidentata von Koenen 1897
Cytherea trigoniata Lea 1833
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Cytherea wapsharei Hislop 1859
Cytherea wilsoni Hislop 1859
Cytherea wohltmanni von Koenen 1897
Invalid names: Cytherea oregonensis Conrad 1848 [nomen dubium]
G. †Cytheriopsis Conrad 1865
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Cytheriopsis conradi Clark and Durham 1946
Cytheriopsis hydana Conrad 1865
G. †Grateloupia Des Moulins 1828
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Subg. †Grateloupia (Grateloupia) Des Moulins 1828
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Tr. Meretricini Gray 1847
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Subfm. Clementiina Frizzell 1936
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G. Clementia Gray 1847
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Subg. †Clementia (Clementia) Gray 1842
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Clementia dariena vetula Woodring 1926
Invalid names: Clementia brasiliana Maury 1925 [synonym]
Clementia conradiana Anderson 1905
Clementia elongata Wiedey 1928
Clementia fischeri Abrard 1942
Clementia inequalis Wiedey 1928
G. †Psathura Deshayes 1858
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Psathura fragilis Lamarck 1805
Subfm. Cyclinina Frizzell 1936
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Subg. †Cyclina (Cyclinorbis) Makiyama 1926
Cyclina compressa Nagao 1928
Cyclina lunulata Makiyama 1926
Cyclina nodai Nagao 1928
G. Cyclinella Dall 1902
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Cyclinella beteyensis Olsson 1922
Cyclinella cyclica Guppy 1866
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Invalid names: Cyclinella gatunensis Dall 1903 [synonym], Cyclinella venezuelana Hodson 1927 [synonym]
Cyclinella elevata Gabb 1864
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Invalid names: Meretrix ovalis Gabb 1864 [synonym]
Cyclinella falconensis Hodson et al. 1927
Cyclinella galera Pilsbry and Olsson 1941
Cyclinella harrisi Palmer 1927
Cyclinella jadisi Olsson 1961
Cyclinella tenuis Récluz 1852
G. †Cyprimeria Conrad 1864
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Cyprimeria discus Matheron 1843
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Invalid names: Lucina geinitzii Mueller 1850 [synonym]
Cyprimeria moorei Popenoe 1937
G. †Luciploma Olsson 1942
Subfm. Gemmina Dall 1902
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G. Parastarte Conrad 1862
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Parastarte antillensis Woodring 1925
Parastarte psila Woodring 1982
G. †Plesiastarte Fischer 1887
G. †Rohini
Fm. Petricolina Deshayes 1839
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G. Choristodon Jonas 1844
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Choristodon robustus Sowerby 1834
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Invalid names: Choristodon typicum Jonas 1844 [synonym], Petricola anchoreta Folin 1867 [synonym], Petricola bulbosa Gould` 1851 [synonym], Petricola buwaldi Clark 1915 [synonym], Petricola riocanensis Maury 1917 [synonym], Petricola sinuosa Conrad 1849 [synonym], Petricola venusta Folin 1867 [synonym]
G. Lajonkairia Deshayes 1854
G. Mysia Lamarck 1818
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Mysia irradiata Cossmann 1887
Mysia morleti Cossmann 1887
Mysia pellucida Tate 1891
Mysia segregata Cossmann 1887
Invalid names: Lucinopsis Forbes and Hanley 1848 [objective synonym]
G. Petricola Lamarck 1801
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Subg. Petricola (Petricola) Lamarck 1801
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Invalid names: Petricola pedroana Conrad 1855 [synonym], Saxicava abrupta Conrad 1855 [synonym]
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Petricola (Petricolaria) parallela Pilsbry and Lowe 1932
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Invalid names: Petricolaria lata Dall 1894 [synonym]
Petricola californiensis Pilsbry and Lowe 1932
Petricola claibornensis Harris 1919
Petricola dactylus Sowerby 1823
Petricola gracilis Deshayes 1853
Petricola gracilis parallela Pilsbry and Lowe 1932
Petricola harrisii Dall 1898
Petricola lapicida Gmelin 1792
Petricola millestriata Brown and Pilsbry 1913
Petricola olssoni Bernard 1983
Petricola pectorosa Conrad 1834
Petricola rugosa Sowerby 1834
Petricola tellimyalis Carpenter 1864
G. †Pleiorytis Conrad 1862
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Pleiorytis caroniana Maury 1925
Pleiorytis orthra Woodring 1982
Pleiorytis ovata Conrad 1862
Pleiorytis striata Conrad 1833
G. Rupellaria Fleuriau de Bellevue 1802
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Rupellaria lithophaga Retzius 1786
G. †Velargilla Iredale 1931
Subfm. Samarangiina Keen 1969
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G. Samarangia Dall 1902
Fm. Turtoniina Clark 1855
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Turtonia minuta Fabricius 1780
Invalid names: Meretricina Gray 1847 [empty], Sunettina Stoliczka 1870 [empty]
G. Meretrix Lamarck 1799
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Meretrix bosworthi Woods 1922
Meretrix cornelli Harris 1895
Meretrix decisa Conrad 1855
Meretrix desvauxi Coquand 1862
Meretrix gabbi Arnold 1909
Meretrix hikoshimensis Okamoto and Sakai 1995
Meretrix indica Cox 1930
Meretrix landesi Weaver 1912
Meretrix longa Gabb 1864
Meretrix macbeani Harris 1919
Meretrix marshana Anderson 1958
Meretrix mortoni Contrad 1834
Meretrix negritosensis Woods 1922
Meretrix neusensis Harris 1919
Meretrix nuttalliopsis Heilprin 1878
Meretrix persica Cox 1936
Meretrix profunda Conrad 1854
Meretrix shantii Abbass 1972
Meretrix stantoni Dickerson 1914
Meretrix subimpressa Conrad 1848
Meretrix sylvaerupis Harris 1919
Meretrix tularana Conrad 1855
Meretrix uniomeris Conrad 1855
Meretrix yoakumi Gabb 1861
G. †Resatrix Casey 1952
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G. Tivela Link 1807
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Pachydesma sulcataria Vokes 1939
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Invalid names: Cytherea (Trigonella) crassatelloides Conrad 1837 [synonym], Tivela scarificata Berry 1940 [synonym]
Invalid names: Trigonella Conrad 1837 [replaced]
Subg. Tivela (Tivela) Link 1807
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Tivela (Tivela) tripla Linnaeus 1758
Tivela cliffensis Hanna 1927
Tivela kelloggensis Clark and Woodford 1927
Tivela merriami Trask 1922
Tivela packardi Dickerson 1916
Tivela trigonalis Nomland 1916
Tivela vaquerosensis Wiedey 1929
G. †Tivelina Cossmann 1886
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Tivelina analoga Deshayes 1857
Tivelina baudoni Cossmann 1886
Tivelina capsuloides Cossmann 1886
Tivelina coislinensis Cossmann 1907
Tivelina delicatina Vokes 1939
Tivelina deltoidea Lamarck 1806
Tivelina deltoidea curionii Deshayes 1857
Tivelina dixoni Deshayes 1857
Tivelina dixoni humerosa Deshayes 1857
Tivelina ewekoroensis Adegoke 1977
Tivelina gibbosula Deshayes 1857
Tivelina idriaensis Vokes 1939
Tivelina nuculoides Cossmann 1882
Tivelina parameces Cossmann and Pissarro 1905
Tivelina rustica Deshayes 1825
Tivelina siliqua Olsson 1928
Tivelina sphenarium Bayan 1873
Tivelina subquadrangularis Cossmann and Pissarro 1905
Tivelina tellinaria Lamarck 1906
Tivelina vaderensis Dickerson 1915
Tivelina vincentiana Cossmann 1882
G. Oedalia Carpenter 1864
G. †Paleomarcia Fletcher 1938
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Paleomarcia ovata Fletcher 1938
Paleomarcia roberti Pritchard 1906
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Invalid names: Chione hallii Tate 1900 [replaced]
Paleomarcia sculpta Fletcher 1938
Paleomarcia tatei Fletcher 1938
G. Pitaria Roemer 1857
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Subg. †Pitaria (Pitaria) Roemer 1857
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Pitaria (Pitaria) gazleyensis Price and Palmer 1928
Pitaria (Pitaria) juliae Price and Palmer 1928
Pitaria altoumbonata Nagao 1928
Pitaria ashiyaensis Nagao 1928
Pitaria baldryi Olsson 1930
Pitaria behri Clark 1915
Pitaria buenavistana Hodson 1927
Pitaria calcanea Dall 1903
Pitaria californiana Conrad 1855
Pitaria concinna Sowerby 1835
Pitaria conradi Dickerson 1916
Pitaria intica Hanna 1927
Pitaria kyushuensis Nagao 1928
Pitaria lorenzana Clark 1918
Pitaria matsumotoi Nagao 1928
Pitaria obscurate White 1887
Pitaria palmeri Clark and Woodford 1927
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Invalid names: Meretrix dalli Dickerson 1914 [replaced]
Pitaria silicifluvia Dall 1916
Pitaria sorrentoensis Hanna 1927
Pitaria takashimaensis Nagao 1928
Pitaria verticala Hanna 1927
Pitaria yasila Olsson 1930
Pitaria yokoyamai Nagao 1928
G. †Polititapes Chiamenti 1900
G. Pullastra Sowerby 1826
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Subg. Pullastra (Paphirus) Finlay 1827
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Paphirus latidactylus Muller and Collins 1991
Pullastra elliptica Phillips 1841
G. †Securella Parker 1949
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Securella bisculpta Dall 1909
Securella clallamensis Reagan 1909
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Invalid names: Chione lineolata Clark 1918 [synonym], Chione mediostriata Clark 1918 [synonym]
Securella elsmerensis English 1914
Securella juanensis Loel and Corey 1932
Securella montesanoensis Weaver 1912
Securella olympidea Reagan 1909
Securella panzana Anderson and Martin 1914
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Invalid names: Chione diabloensis Clark 1915 [synonym], Chione margaritana Anderson and Martin 1914 [synonym], Chione pabloensis Clark 1915 [synonym], Chione valentinei Wiedey 1929 [synonym]
Securella securis Shumard 1858
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Invalid names: Venus parapodema Dall 1909 [synonym]
Securella vancouverensis Clark and Arnold 1923
G. Sinodia Jukes-Brown 1908
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Subg. Sinodia (Sinodia) Jukes-Browne 1908
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Sinodia (Sinodia) eocaenica Stenzel et al. 1957
Sinodia hewardbelli Newton 1922
Subfm. †Sunettinae Stoliczka 1870
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G. †Meroena Jukes-Brown 1908
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Meroena multisulcata Deshayes 1825
Meroena polita Lamarck 1806
Meroena semisulcata Lamarck 1806
Meroena separata Deshayes 1857
Meroena trigonula Deshayes 1825
G. †Nagaoella Hayami 1965
G. Sunetta Link 1807
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Subg. Sunetta (Cyclosunetta) Fischer-Piette 1939
Sunetta perexcavata Fulton 1915
Invalid names: Meroinae Tryon 1884 [synonym]
G. Transennella Dall 1884
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Transennella africana Adegoke 1977
Transennella bolivarensis Clark and Durham 1946
Transennella californica Arnold 1909
Transennella cola Woodring 1982
Transennella cubaniana d'Orbigny 1853
Transennella galapagana Hertlein 1939
Transennella joaquinensis Anderson and Martin 1914
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Invalid names: Transennella pannosa Sowerby 1835 [synonym]
Subfm. Venerinae Rafinesque 1815
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G. Antigona Schumacher 1817
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Subg. Antigona (Antigona) Schumacher 1817
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Antigona (Antigona) chemnitzii Hanley 1844 [Chemnitz's Venus]
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Subg. Antigona (Ventricola) Römer 1867
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Antigona aglaurae Brongniart 1823
Antigona carrizoensis Loel and Corey 1932
Antigona granosa Sowerby 1840
Antigona kelloggi Hanna 1927
Antigona lamellacea Kellum 1926
Antigona vaquerosensis Loel and Corey 1932
Antigona willisi Trask 1922
G. Artena Conrad 1870
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Antigona (Artena) inca Olsson 1939
G. Callithaca Dall 1902
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Callithaca adamsi Reeve 1863
Callithaca tenerrima Carpenter 1857
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Invalid names: Paphia restorationensis Frizzell 1930 [synonym]
Invalid names: Protocallithaca Nomura 1937 [synonym]
G. Chione von Mühlfield 1811
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Subg. †Chione (Chione) von Mühlfield 1811
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Chione (Chione) cortinaria Rogers and Rogers 1847
Chione (Chione) retugida Woodring 1925
Chione (Chione) rodulfi Frassinetti and Covacevich 1993
Chione (Chione) sawkinsi Woodring 1925
Subg. Chione (Gnidiella) Parker 1949
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Chione atlanticana Anderson 1929
Chione auriculata Bartrum 1919
Chione bolivarensis Weisbord 1929
Chione californiensis Broderip and Sowerby I 1835
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Invalid names: Chione (Chione) allisoni Hertlein and Grant 1972 [synonym], Chione succincta Valenciennes 1821 [replaced]
Chione cancellata Linnaeus 1767
Chione casa Ihering 1907
Chione chipolana Dall 1903
Chione cognata Pritchard 1903
Chione compta Broderip 1835
Chione costaricensis Olsson 1922
Chione cribraria Conrad 1843
Chione dalliana Maury 1912
Chione dictua Tate 1887
Chione elevata Say 1822
Chione eupyga Ihering 1907
Chione guatulcoensis Hertlein and Strong 1948
Chione guppyana Maury 1912
Chione halli Pritchard 1895
Chione moristans Olsson and Harbison 1953
Chione nuciformis Heilprin 1887
Chione paraensis White 1887
Chione patagonica Philippi 1887
Chione rowleei Olsson 1922
Chione schencki Loel and Corey 1932
Chione subimbricata Sowerby 1835
Chione subroborata Tate 1887
Chione subrostrata Lamarck 1818
Chione sulcata Gabb 1860
Chione tumens Verrill 1870
Chione undatella Sowerby I 1835
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Invalid names: Chione simillima Sowerby 1855 [synonym], Venus (Chione) neglecta Sowerby I 1839 [synonym]
Chione veatchiana Maury 1912
Chione venadensis Pilsbry and Olsson 1941
Chione vickeryi Wiedey 1929
Chione walli Guppy 1866
G. Chioneryx Iredale 1924
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Chioneryx cardioides Lamarck 1818
Chioneryx squamosa Carpenter 1857
Chioneryx squamosa Carpenter 1857
G. Chionista Keen 1958
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Chionista fluctifraga Sowerby II 1853
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Invalid names: Chione cortezi Carpenter 1864 [synonym]
G. Chionopsis Olsson 1932
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Invalid names: Chione spenceri Mansfield 1938 [synonym]
Chione (Chionopsis) jamaniana Pilsbry and Olsson 1941
Chione (Chionopsis) manabia Pilsbry and Olsson 1941
Chione (Chionopsis) richthofeni Hertlein and Jordan 1927
Chione (Chionopsis) sechuntana Hanna and Israelsky 1925
Chione (Chionopsis) tegulum Brown and Pilsbry 1911
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Invalid names: Chione (Chionopsis) paraguanensis Hodson 1927 [synonym]
Chione (Chionopsis) traftoni Pilsbry and Olsson 1941
Chione (Chionopsis) venadoensis Pilsbry and Olsson 1941
Subg. Chionopsis (Puberella) Fischer-Piette and Vukadinovic 1977
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Chionopsis amathusia Philippi 1844
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Invalid names: Chione jamaniana Pilsbry and Olsson 1941 [synonym]
Chionopsis crenifera Sowerby 1935
Chionopsis gnidia Broderip and Sowerby I 1829
Chionopsis lilacina Carpenter 1864
Chionopsis munsterii d'Orbigny 1842
Chionopsis ornatissima Broderip 1835
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Invalid names: Chione traftoni Pilsbry and Olsson 1941 [synonym]
Chionopsis pubera Vincent 1827
Chionopsis pulicaria Broderip 1835
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Invalid names: Chione montezuma Pilsbry and Lowe 1932 [synonym]
Chionopsis woodwardi Guppy 1866
Invalid names: Chione temblorensis subtemblorensis Loel and Corey 1932 [synonym], Gnidiella Parker 1949 [synonym]
G. Circomphalus Mörch 1853
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Circomphalus subplicatus dOrbigny 1852
Invalid names: Bassinaria Marwick 1928 [synonym], Callanaitis Iredale 1917 [synonym]
G. Clausinella Gray 1851
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Clausinella fasciata da Costa 1778
Clausinella gayi Húpe 1854
Clausinella persica Cox 1936
G. Dosina Gray 1835
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Subg. Dosina (Phacosoma) Jukes-Brown 1912
Dosina cassina Linnaeus 1758
Dosina suboblonga Marwick 1927
Dosina subpenicillata Vredenburg 1928
Invalid names: Dosinula Finlay 1926 [synonym]
Subfm. Dosiniini Deshayes 1858
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G. Dosinia Scopoli 1777
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Subg. Dosinia (Asa) Basterot 1825
Subg. Dosinia (Austrodosinia) Dall 1902
Subg. Dosinia (Dosinia) Scopoli 1777
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Dosinia (Dosinia) delicatissima Brown and Pilsbry 1913
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Invalid names: Dosinia (Dosinidia) brasiliensis White 1887 [synonym]
Dosinia (Dosinia) peralta Vredenburg 1928
Dosinia (Dosinia) sicarisinus Kensley and Pether 1986
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Invalid names: Dosinia mathewsonii Gabb 1869 [synonym]
Subg. †Dosinia (Dosinobia) Finlay and Marwick 1937
Subg. †Dosinia (Kakahuia) Marwick 1927
Subg. †Dosinia (Kaneharaia) Makiyama 1936
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Subg. Dosinia (Kereia) Marwick 1927
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Dosinia (Kereia) numerosissima Darragh and Kendrick 2010
Kereia cottoni Marwick 1927
Kereia greyi Zittel 1864
Kereia johnstoni Tate 1887
Subg. Dosinia (Phacosoma) Jukes-Brown 1912
Subg. †Dosinia (Raina) Marwick 1927
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Dosinia (Raina) imperiosa Marwick 1929
Dosinia (Raina) sodalis Marwick 1929
Raina bensoni Marwick 1927
Dosinia acetabulum Conrad 1832
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Dosinia africana Gray 1838
Dosinia alta Conrad 1855
Dosinia burckhardti Ihering 1907
Dosinia caerulea Reeve 1850
Dosinia castigata Marwick 1960
Dosinia chipolana Dall 1903
Dosinia coloradoensis Rivera 1957
Dosinia conradi Gabb 1866
Dosinia discus Reeve 1850
Dosinia dunkeri Philippi 1844
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Invalid names: Artemis simplex Hanley 1845 [synonym]
Dosinia excisa Schröter 1788
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Invalid names: Sinodia sinuata Gmelin 1791 [synonym]
Dosinia exoleta Linnaeus 1758
Dosinia falconensis Hodson 1931
Dosinia histrio Gmelin 1791
Dosinia imparistriata Tate 1887
Dosinia jacalitosana Arnold 1909
Dosinia kaspiewi Fischer-Piette 1967
Dosinia lawsoni Dickerson 1914
Dosinia lechuzaensis Rivera 1957
Dosinia longula Conrad 1856
Dosinia lupina Linnaeus 1758
Dosinia mercenaroidea Aldrich 1887
Dosinia meridonalis Ihering 1897
Dosinia morani Wiedey 1929
Dosinia nomurai Otuka 1934
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Invalid names: Dosinia chikuzenensis Nagao 1928 [synonym], Dosinia nagaii Otuka 1934 [synonym]
Dosinia orbicularis Agassiz 1845
Dosinia pertenuis Gabb 1864
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Invalid names: Dosinia grandis Nelson 1870 [synonym]
Dosinia protojuvenilis Noetling 1901
Dosinia pseudoargus d'Archiac and Haime 1853
Dosinia pseudoargus gedrosiana Vredenburg 1928
Dosinia santana Loel and Corey 1932
Dosinia scalaris Menke 1843
Dosinia sculpta Hanley 1845
Dosinia semiobliterata Deshayes 1853
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Invalid names: Dosinia annae Carpenter 1857 [synonym]
Dosinia tugaruana Nomura 1935
Invalid names: Artemis Poli 1815 [synonym], Dosinidia Dall 1902 [synonym]
Invalid names: Arteminae Hutton 1880 [synonym]
G. Globivenus Coen 1934
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Globivenus effosa Philippi 1836
Globivenus fordii Yates 1890
Globivenus isocardia Verrill 1870
Globivenus rigida Dillwyn 1817
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Invalid names: Antigona rugosa Gmelin 1792 [synonym]
Globivenus rugatina Heilprin 1886
Invalid names: Ventricolaria Keen 1954 [synonym]
G. Humilaria Grant and Gale 1931
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Humilaria perlaminosa Conrad 1855
G. Iliochione Olsson 1961
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Iliochione callistoides Pilsbry and Olsson 1941
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Invalid names: Chione broggi Pilsbry and Olsson 1943 [synonym]
G. Irusella Hertlein and Grant 1972
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G. †Kuia Marwick 1927
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Kuia macdowelli Marwick 1927
G. Leukoma Römer 1857
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Leukoma asperrima Sowerby 1835
Leukoma beili Olsson 1961
Leukoma columbiensis Sowerby 1835
Leukoma dolicha Woodring 1982
Leukoma ecuadoriana Olsson 1961
Leukoma grata Say 1831
Leukoma histrionica Sowerby 1835
Leukoma laciniata Carpenter 1864
Leukoma metodon Pilsbry and Lowe 1932
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Invalid names: Nioche (Nioche) mcgintyi Olsson 1961 [synonym], Nioche (Nioche) zorritensis Olsson 1961 [synonym]
Leukoma staleyi Gabb 1866
Leukoma staminea Conrad 1837
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Invalid names: Protothaca ruderata Deshayes 1853 [synonym], Tapes diversum Sowerby II 1852 [synonym]
Leukoma thaca Molina 1782
Invalid names: Antinioche Olsson 1961 [synonym], Colonche Olsson 1961 [synonym], Notochione Hertlein and Strong 1948 [synonym], Protothaca Dall 1902 [synonym], Tropithaca Olsson 1961 [synonym]
G. †Marama Marwick 1927
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Subg. †Marama (Hina) Marwick 1927
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Hina cainozoica Tenison Woods 1877
Subg. †Marama (Marama) Marwick 1927
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Marama (Marama) ovata Marwick 1927
G. †Melosia Dall 1915
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Melosia staminea Conrad 1838
G. Mercenaria Schumacher 1817 [quahog]
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Mercenaria blakei Ward 1992
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Invalid names: Venus mortoni Conrad 1837 [synonym]
Mercenaria capax Conrad 1843
Mercenaria cuneata Conrad 1869
Mercenaria druidi Ward 1992
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Invalid names: Venus (Mercenaria) berryi Gardner 1943 [replaced]
Mercenaria ducatelli Conrad 1838
Mercenaria erecta Kellum 1926
Mercenaria gardnerae Kellum 1926
Mercenaria langdoni Dall 1900
Mercenaria mercenaria Linnaeus 1758
Mercenaria nannodes Gardner 1947
Mercenaria permagna Conrad 1838
Mercenaria plena Conrad 1869
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Mercenaria prodroma Gardner 1947
Mercenaria tetrica Conrad 1838
Mercenaria violacea Schumacher 1817
Invalid names: Mclellania Wilson 1983 [synonym]
G. Paphonotia Hertlein and Strong 1948
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Paphonotia elliptica Sowerby 1834
G. †Paraesa Casey 1952
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Paraesa cedrina Saul 1993
Paraesa faba Sowerby 1827
Paraesa lens Gabb 1864
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Invalid names: Flaventia hornbyensis Anderson 1958 [synonym], Macrocallista cordata Waring 1917 [synonym]
Paraesa zeta Popenoe 1937
G. Periglypta Jukes-Browne 1914
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Periglypta caesarina Dall 1903
Periglypta caribbeana Anderson 1927
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Invalid names: Periglypta dominicana Palmer 1927 [synonym]
Periglypta puerpera Linnaeus 1758
Periglypta reticulata Linnaeus 1758
Periglypta tamiamensis Olsson and Petit 1964
Periglypta tarquinia Dall 1900
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Invalid names: Antigona anguillana Cooke 1919 [synonym]
Periglypta weegeeree Darragh and Kendrick 2010
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Proxichione darmghi Maxwell 1978
Proxichione etheridgei Pritchard 1903
Proxichione otiakensis Maxwell 1978
Tr. Tapetini Gray 1851
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G. †Cyclorisma Dall 1902
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Cyclorisma orbiculata Hall and Meek 1870
G. †Cyclorismina Marwick 1927
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Cyclorismina marwicki Zinsmeister 1984
Cyclorismina woodsi Marwick 1927
G. Eumarcia Iredale 1925
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Subg. †Eumarcia (Atamarcia) Marwick 1927
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Atamarcia crassa Marwick 1927
Atamarcia curta Hutton 1873
Eumarcia (Atamarcia) robusta Stilwell and Zinsmeister 1992
Subg. Eumarcia (Eumarcia) Iredale 1925
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Eumarcia (Eumarcia) austrolissa Stilwell and Zinsmeister 1992
Subg. †Eumarcia (Opimaria) Marwick 1948
Eumarcia fumigata Sowerby 1853
G. †Flaventia Jukes-Browne 1908
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Meretrix (Flaventia) deserti Douvillé 1916
G. Granicorium Hedley 1906
G. Irus Schmidt 1818
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Subg. Irus (Notirus) Finlay 1928
Irus carditoides Lamarck 1818
Irus irus Linnaeus 1767
G. Katelysia Römer 1857
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Subg. †Katelysia (Nipponomarcia) Ikebe 1941
Katelysia corioensis Tate 1887
Katelysia rhytiphora Lamy 1937
Katelysia scalarina Lamarck 1818
G. †Legumen Conrad 1858
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Legumen mozambensis Gliozzi and Malatesta 1983
Legumen napii McLearn 1929
Legumen ooides Gabb 1864
G. Liocyma Dall 1870
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Liocyma fluctuosa Gould 1841
G. Marcia Adams and A. 1857
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Subg. Marcia (Hemitapes) Römer 1864
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G. Paphia Röding 1798
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Subg. Paphia (Callistotapes) Sacco 1900
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Subg. Paphia (Paphia) Röding 1798
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Subg. Paphia (Paratapes) Stoliczka 1871
Paphia clarki Dickerson 1914
Paphia exilis Shuto 1957
Paphia numidicus Coquand 1880
Paphia parisiensis Deshayes 1860
Paphia persica Cox 1936
Paphia textile Gmelin 1791
Paphia vetula Basterot 1825
G. Retrotapes del Rio 1997
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Retrotapes exalbida Dillwyn 1817
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Invalid names: Eurhomalea araucana Philippi 1887 [synonym], Venus aerea Hupé 1854 [synonym], Venus subalbicans Hupé 1854 [synonym]
Retrotapes hanetianus d'Orbigny 1842
G. Ruditapes Chiamenti 1900
G. †Sinonia Stephenson 1953
G. Tapes Mühlfeld 1811
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Subg. Tapes (Tapes) Mühlfeld 1811
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Subg. Tapes (Textrix) Römer 1857
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Tapes aurea Gmelin 1788
Tapes corrugatus Gmelin 1791
Tapes cretacea Gabb 1864
Tapes dorsatus Lamarck 1818
Tapes hilgardi Shumard 1860
Tapes lineatum Conrad 1856
Tapes literatus Linnaeus 1758
Tapes perovalis Wood 1840
Tapes subundata Schauroth 1855
Tapes texturata Lamarck 1818
Tapes truncata Gabb 1866
Tapes virginea Linnaeus 1767
G. †Textivenus Cossmann 1886
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G. †Venerella Cossmann 1886
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Subg. Venerella (Compsomyax) Stewart 1930
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Compsomyax stewarti Clark and Durham 1946
Compsomyax subdiaphana Carpenter 1864
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Invalid names: Clementia obliqua Jukes-Brown 1913 [synonym]
Venerella secunda Deshayes 1857
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Invalid names: Marcia solida Deshayes 1825 [replaced]
Venerella striatula Deshayes 1825
G. †Veneritapes Cossmann 1886
G. Tawera Marwick 1927
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Tawera propinqua Tenison Woods 1877
Tawera subnodulosa Hanley 1844
G. †Turia Marwick 1927
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Turia chattonensis Marwick 1927
Turia fausta Marwick 1960
Tr. Venerini Rafinesque 1815
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Invalid names: Venerina Rafinesque 1815 [empty]
G. Venus Linnaeus 1758
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Subg. †Venus (Mioclausinella) Kautsky 1936
Subg. Venus (Venus) Linnaeus 1758
Venus anceps Deshayes 1857
Venus arcotensis Forbes 1846
Venus arroyoensis Camacho 1957
Venus biplicata Schafhaeutl 1853
Venus brioniana Trask 1922
Venus chilensis d'Orbigny 1842
Venus cleryana d'Orbigny 1842
Venus collinium Anderson 1938
Venus conformis Deshayes 1857
Venus corella Anderson 1938
Venus crenatula Sowerby 1852
Venus cythereaeformis Deshayes 1857
Venus deleta Deshayes 1857
Venus delicatula Deshayes 1857
Venus depressa Roemer 1836
Venus ebergenyii Bose 1906
Venus eximia Forbes 1846
Venus fallaciosa Deshayes 1857
Venus foveolata Sowerby 1853
Venus geslini Deshayes 1857
Venus inopinata Deshayes 1857
Venus insula Hupé 1854
Venus kennerlyi Gabb 1866
Venus lenticularis Gabb 1864
Venus martini Clark 1915
Venus mekranica Vredenburg 1928
Venus mitsuiana Yokoyama 1911
Venus nux Gmelin 1791
Venus petricosa Simpson 1855
Venus pseudoscalaris Trentanove 1901
Venus quadrata Deshayes 1857
Venus retisculpta Meyer 1886
Venus rhysomia Gabb 1861
Venus sulcata Hector 1874
Venus tetrahedra Gabb 1864
Venus turgescens Deshayes 1857
Venus vespertina Conrad 1857
Venus victoriana Clark and Arnold 1923
Venus virginiana Loel and Corey 1932
Invalid names: Chioninae Frizzell 1936 [synonym]
G. Venerupis Lamarck 1818
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Venerupis atlantica Maury 1912
Venerupis basteroti Mayer 1857
Venerupis hermonvillensis Deshayes 1857
Venerupis paupertina Tate 1887
Venerupis washingtoniana Weaver 1912
G. †Venidia Clark and Durham 1946
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Venidia steinkei Clark and Durham 1946
G. †Xenoloupia Clark and Durham 1946
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Xenoloupia carmenensis Clark and Durham 1946
Invalid names: Chionidae Frizzell 1936 [invalid subgroup], Cooperellidae Dall 1900 [synonym], Cythereinae Gray 1838 [invalid subgroup], Paphiinae Finlay 1928 [invalid subgroup]
Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: aragonitef
Locomotion: facultatively mobilef
Life habit: infaunalf
Diet: suspension feederf
Vision: blindc
Comments: LIFE HISTORY: IS, MA, UN, SU according to Todd (2001).f
Created: 2007-10-08 06:38:03
Modified: 2009-08-18 20:15:30
Source: f = family, c = class
References: Aberhan et al. 2004, Kiessling 2004

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Asbian to the top of the Holocene or 340.00000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 336.0 Ma

Collections (5686 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Asbian340.0 - 336.0Australia (New South Wales) Pullastra striatocostata (133349)
Anisian247.2 - 242.0Egypt (Shamal Sina) Pseudocorbula subundata (206058)
Carnian237.0 - 228.0Spain Pseudocorbula subundata (201959)
Late/Upper Triassic237.0 - 201.4Germany Venus biplicata (202142)
Rhaetian208.5 - 201.3Italy Corbis depressa (204921)
Rhaetian208.5 - 201.3United Kingdom (England) Pullastra arenicola (96616) Pullastra sp. (96617)
Rhaetian208.5 - 201.3Italy (Lombardy) Corbis depressa (38083)
Rhaetian208.5 - 201.3United Kingdom (Gloucestershire) Pullastra arenicola (204164)
Late/Upper Toarcian - Aalenian180.1 - 170.3France Lucinopsis trigonalis, Cytherea sp. (51501)
Late/Upper Callovian - Oxfordian164.7 - 157.3New Zealand Austrocardilanx gracilis (51934)
Heterian164.3 - 154.5New Zealand Austrocardilanx gracilis, Austrocardilanx provecta (63763 63764)
Tithonian152.1 - 145.0USA (California) Veneridae indet. (151974)
Berriasian145.0 - 139.8Mexico (Durango) Cyclorisma sp. (2154)
Berriasian145.0 - 139.8United Kingdom (England) Cytherea sp. (77058)
Late/Upper Berriasian - Valanginian145.0 - 132.9Germany Thetis schaumburgensis, Thetis sp. (95087)
Neocomian145.0 - 125.77Chile (Copiapó) Veneridae sp. (223611)
Early/Lower Cretaceous145.0 - 100.5Chile (Ovalle) Resatrix sp. (222455)
Early/Lower Valanginian140.2 - 136.4Switzerland Venus helvetica, Venus obesa, Venus galdryana (2225)
Late/Upper Valanginian140.2 - 136.4Argentina Aphrodina quintucoensis (44679)
Valanginian139.8 - 132.9Switzerland Venus helvetica (2215 2224) Venus obesa (2247)