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Veneridae  Rafinesque, 1815
Taxonomic Serial No.: 81439

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2006   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
             PhylumMollusca  – mollusques, molusco, molluscs, mollusks  
                ClassBivalvia Linnaeus, 1758 – bivalves, clams, bivalves, palourdes, bivalve, mexilhão, ostra  
                   SubclassHeterodonta Neumayr, 1884  
                      OrderVeneroida H. Adams and A. Adams, 1856  
                         SuperfamilyVeneroidea Rafinesque, 1815  
                            FamilyVeneridae Rafinesque, 1815  
    Direct Children:  
                               GenusAgriopoma Dall, 1902  
                               GenusAmiantis Carpenter, 1884  
                               GenusAnomalocardia Schumacher, 1817  
                               GenusCallista Poli, 1791  
                               GenusChamelea Morch, 1853  
                               GenusChione Megerle von Mühlfeld, 1811  
                               GenusChionista Keen, 1958  
                               GenusCircomphalus Klein, 1853  
                               GenusClausinella J. E. Gray, 1851  
                               GenusCompsomyax Stewart, 1930  
                               GenusCyclinella Dall, 1902  
                               GenusDosinia Scopoli, 1777  
                               GenusGafrarium Roding, 1798  
                               GenusGemma Deshayes, 1853  
                               GenusGlobivenus Coen, 1934  
                               GenusGouldia C. B. Adams, 1847  
                               GenusHumilaria Grant and Gale, 1931  
                               GenusIrus Schmidt, 1818  
                               GenusIrusella Hertlein and Grant, 1972  
                               GenusLiocyma Dall, 1870  
                               GenusLirophora Conrad, 1883  
                               GenusMacrocallista Meek, 1876  
                               GenusMercenaria Schumacher, 1817  
                               GenusNutricola Bernard, 1982  
                               GenusParastarte Conrad, 1862  
                               GenusPeriglypta Jukes-Browne, 1914  
                               GenusPitar Römer, 1857  
                               GenusProtothaca Dall, 1902  
                               GenusPuberella Fischer-Piette and Vukadinovic, 1977  
                               GenusSaxidomus Conrad, 1837  
                               GenusTapes Muhlfeld, 1811  
                               GenusTimoclea Brown, 1827  
                               GenusTivela Link, 1807  
                               GenusTransennella Dall, 1883  
                               GenusVenerupis Lamarck, 1818  
                               GenusVenus 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): 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): 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   

 Geographic Information
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