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Glycymeris  E. M. da Costa, 1778
Taxonomic Serial No.: 79421

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Axinaea Poli, 1791
    Axinactis Morch, 1861
  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  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
             PhylumMollusca  – mollusques, molusco, molluscs, mollusks  
                ClassBivalvia Linnaeus, 1758 – bivalves, clams, bivalves, palourdes, bivalve, mexilhão, ostra  
                            SuperfamilyArcoidea Lamarck, 1809  
                               FamilyGlycymerididae Dall, 1908  
                                  GenusGlycymeris E. M. da Costa, 1778  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Species Glycymeris americana (DeFrance, 1829) – giant american bittersweet, giant bittersweet 
                                     Species Glycymeris corteziana Dall, 1916 – cortez bittersweet 
                                     Species Glycymeris decussata (Linnaeus, 1758) – decussate bittersweet 
                                     Species Glycymeris glycymeris (Linnaeus, 1758)  
                                     Species Glycymeris keenae Willett, 1944 – commarginal bittersweet 
                                     Species Glycymeris pectinata (Gmelin, 1791) – comb bittersweet 
                                     Species Glycymeris septentrionalis (Middendorff, 1849) – anorthern bittersweet, northern bittersweet 
                                     Species Glycymeris spectralis Nicol, 1952 – spectral bittersweet 
                                     Species Glycymeris subobsoleta (Carpenter, 1864) – california bittersweet 
                                     Species Glycymeris subtilis (Nicol, 1956) – bermuda bittersweet 
                                     Species Glycymeris undata (Linnaeus, 1758) – wavy bittersweet 

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Glycymeris   
  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: Glycymeris   

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