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Malletia  Desmoulins, 1832
Taxonomic Serial No.: 79178

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Ctenoconcha Gray, 1840
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 1999   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
             PhylumMollusca  – mollusques, molusco, molluscs, mollusks  
                ClassBivalvia Linnaeus, 1758 – bivalves, clams, bivalves, palourdes, bivalve, mexilhão, ostra  
                   SubclassProtobranchia Pelseneer, 1889  
                         FamilyMalletiidae H. and A. Adams, 1858  
                            GenusMalletia Desmoulins, 1832  
    Direct Children:  
                               Species Malletia abyssopolaris A. H. Clarke, 1960  
                               Species Malletia abyssorum Verrill and Bush, 1898  
                               Species Malletia cuneata (Jeffreys, 1876)  
                               Species Malletia dilatata (Philippi, 1844)  
                               Species Malletia faba Dall, 1897 – bean malletia 
                               Species Malletia johnsoni Clark, 1961  
                               Species Malletia obtusa (G. O. Sars, 1878)  
                               Species Malletia pacifica Dall, 1897  
                               Species Malletia polita Verrill and Bush, 1898  
                               Species Malletia truncata   

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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Malletia   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Turgeon, D. D., J. F. Quinn, Jr., A. E. Bogan, E. V. Coan, F. G. Hochberg, W. G. Lyons, et al.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Common and scientific names of aquatic invertebrates from the United States and Canada: Mollusks, 2nd ed.   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication 26   
  Page(s): 526   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-888569-01-8, 0097-0638  
  Reference for: Malletia   

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