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Abra  Lamarck, 1818
Taxonomic Serial No.: 81301

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  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  
                            SuperfamilyTellinoidea Blainville, 1814  
                               FamilySemelidae Stoliczka, 1870  
                                  GenusAbra Lamarck, 1818  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Species Abra aequalis (Say, 1822) – Atlantic abra 
                                     Species Abra alba   
                                     Species Abra californica Kundsen, 1970  
                                     Species Abra lioica (Dall, 1881) – smooth abra 
                                     Species Abra longicallis Sacchi, 1836 – long abra 
                                     Species Abra nitida (O. F. Mueller, 1776)  
                                     Species Abra pacifica Dall, 1915  
                                     Species Abra prismatica   
                                     Species Abra profundorum E. A. Smith, 1885  
                                     Species Abra tenuis (Montagu, 1818)  
                                     Species Abra tepocana Dall, 1915  

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

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