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Veneridae  Rafinesque, 1815
Taxonomic Serial No.: 81439

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s): Turtoniidae W. Clark, 1855
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2020   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
             PhylumMollusca  – mollusques, molusco, molluscs, mollusks  
                ClassBivalvia Linnaeus, 1758 – bivalves, clams, bivalves, palourdes, bivalve, mexilhão, ostra  
                            SuperfamilyVeneroidea Rafinesque, 1815  
                               FamilyVeneridae Rafinesque, 1815  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Genus Agriopoma Dall, 1902  
                                  Genus Amiantis Carpenter, 1884  
                                  Genus Anomalocardia Schumacher, 1817  
                                  Genus Callista Poli, 1791  
                                  Genus Chamelea Morch, 1853  
                                  Genus Chione Megerle von Mühlfeld, 1811  
                                  Genus Chionista Keen, 1958  
                                  Genus Circomphalus Klein, 1853  
                                  Genus Clausinella J. E. Gray, 1851  
                                  Genus Compsomyax Stewart, 1930  
                                  Genus Cyclinella Dall, 1902  
                                  Genus Dosinia Scopoli, 1777  
                                  Genus Gafrarium Roding, 1798  
                                  Genus Gemma Deshayes, 1853  
                                  Genus Globivenus Coen, 1934  
                                  Genus Gouldia C. B. Adams, 1847  
                                  Genus Humilaria Grant and Gale, 1931  
                                  Genus Irus Schmidt, 1818  
                                  Genus Irusella Hertlein and Grant, 1972  
                                  Genus Liocyma Dall, 1870  
                                  Genus Lirophora Conrad, 1883  
                                  Genus Macrocallista Meek, 1876  
                                  Genus Mercenaria Schumacher, 1817  
                                  Genus Nutricola Bernard, 1982  
                                  Genus Parastarte Conrad, 1862  
                                  Genus Periglypta Jukes-Browne, 1914  
                                  Genus Pitar Römer, 1857  
                                  Genus Protothaca Dall, 1902  
                                  Genus Puberella Fischer-Piette and Vukadinovic, 1977  
                                  Genus Saxidomus Conrad, 1837  
                                  Genus Tapes Muhlfeld, 1811  
                                  Genus Timoclea Brown, 1827  
                                  Genus Tivela Link, 1807  
                                  Genus Transennella Dall, 1883  
                                  Genus Turtonia Alder, 1848  
                                  Genus Venerupis Lamarck, 1818  
                                  Genus Venus Linnaeus, 1758  

  Expert: Paul V. Scott  
  Notes: Senior Associate Curator, Department of Invertebrate Zoology, Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, USA   
  Reference for: Veneridae    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Veneridae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Bieler, Rüdiger, Joseph G. Carter, and Eugene V. Coan  
  Publication Date: 2010   
  Article/Chapter Title: Classification of Bivalve Families, IN Nomenclator of Bivalve Families with a Classification of Bivalve Families   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Malacologia, vol. 52, no. 2   
  Page(s): 113-184   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0076-2997   
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Veneridae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Coan, Eugene V., Paul Valentich Scott, and Frank R. Bernard  
  Publication Date: 2000   
  Article/Chapter Title: Bivalve Seashells of Western North America: Marine Bivalve Mollusks from Arctic Alaska to Baja California   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History Monographs, Number 2; Studies in Biodiversity, Number 2   
  Page(s): viii + 764   
  Publisher: Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History   
  Publication Place: Santa Barbara, California, USA   
  Reference for: Veneridae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Millard, V.  
  Publication Date: 1997   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Classification of Mollusca: A classification of world wide Mollusca   
  Page(s): 1-544   
  Publisher: Victor Millard   
  Publication Place: South Africa   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-620-21261-6   
  Reference for: Veneridae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Ponder, Winston Frank, David R. Lindberg, and Juliet Mary Ponder  
  Publication Date: 2020   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Biology and Evolution of the Mollusca, vol. 2   
  Page(s): xx + 870   
  Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group   
  Publication Place: Boca Raton, Florida, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 9780815361848   
  Reference for: Veneridae   
  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: Veneridae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Vaught, K. C. / Abbott, Robert T. and Kenneth J. Boss  
  Publication Date: 1989   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: A classification of the living Mollusca   
  Page(s): xii+195   
  Publisher: American Malacologists, Inc.   
  Publication Place: Melbourne, FL, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-915826-22-4   
  Reference for: Veneridae   

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