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Penitella  Valenciennes, 1846
Taxonomic Serial No.: 81788

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  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  
                            SuperfamilyPholadoidea Lamarck, 1809  
                               FamilyPholadidae Lamarck, 1809  
                                  GenusPenitella Valenciennes, 1846  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Species Penitella conradi Valenciennes, 1846 – abalone piddock 
                                     Species Penitella fitchi Turner, 1955 – Fitch piddock 
                                     Species Penitella gabbii (Tryon, 1863) – gabb piddock 
                                     Species Penitella hopkinsi Kennedy and Armentrout, 1989 – chimney piddock 
                                     Species Penitella kamakurensis (Yokoyama, 1922) – alaska piddock 
                                     Species Penitella penita (Conrad, 1837) – flap-tip piddock 
                                     Species Penitella richardsoni Kennedy, 1989 – Monterey piddock 
                                     Species Penitella turnerae Evans and Fisher, 1966 – Turner piddock 

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

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