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Chama  Linnaeus, 1758
Taxonomic Serial No.: 81650

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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  
             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  
                         SuperfamilyChamoidea Lamarck, 1809  
                            FamilyChamidae Lamarck, 1809  
                               GenusChama Linnaeus, 1758  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Chama arcana Bernard, 1976 – secret jewelbox 
                                  Species Chama congregata Conrad, 1833 – corrugate jewelbox 
                                  Species Chama echinata Broderip, 1835  
                                  Species Chama florida Lamarck, 1819 – pretty jewelbox 
                                  Species Chama frondosa Broderip, 1835  
                                  Species Chama lactuca Dall, 1886 – milky jewelbox 
                                  Species Chama macerophylla Gmelin, 1791 – leafy jewelbox 
                                  Species Chama pellucida Broderip, 1835  
                                  Species Chama sarda Reeve, 1847 – cherry jewelbox 
                                  Species Chama sinuosa Broderip, 1835 – smooth-edge jewelbox 
                                  Species Chama sordida Broderip, 1835  
                                  Species Chama venosa Reeve, 1837  

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

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