WoRMS taxon details

Veneridae Rafinesque, 1815

243  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:243)

accepted
Family
Callocardiinae Dall, 1895· accepted, alternate representation
Clementiinae Frizzell, 1936· accepted, alternate representation
Dosiniinae Deshayes, 1853· accepted, alternate representation
Gemminae Dall, 1895· accepted, alternate representation
Gouldiinae Stewart, 1930· accepted, alternate representation
Meretricinae Gray, 1847· accepted, alternate representation
Samarangiinae Keen, 1969· accepted, alternate representation
Sunettinae Stoliczka, 1870· accepted, alternate representation
Tapetinae Gray, 1851· accepted, alternate representation
Venerinae Rafinesque, 1815· accepted, alternate representation
Genus Agriopoma Dall, 1902
Genus Amiantis Carpenter, 1864
Genus Anomalocardia Schumacher, 1817
Genus Antigona Schumacher, 1817
Genus Aphrodora Jukes-Browne, 1914
Genus Asaphinoides F. Hodson, 1931
Genus Austrovenus Finlay, 1926
Genus Callista Poli, 1791
Genus Chamelea Mörch, 1853
Genus Chione Megerle von Mühlfeld, 1811
Subfamily Chioninae Frizzell, 1936
Genus Circe Schumacher, 1817
Genus Circenita Jousseaume, 1888
Genus Circomphalus Mörch, 1853
Genus Clausinella Gray, 1851
Genus Clementia Gray, 1842
Genus Compsomyax Stewart, 1930
Genus Comus Cox, 1930
Genus Costacallista Palmer, 1927
Genus Costellipitar Habe, 1951
Genus Cryptonema Jukes-Browne, 1914
Genus Cyclinella Dall, 1902
Genus Dorisca Dall, Bartsch & Rehder, 1938
Genus Dosina J.E. Gray, 1835
Genus Dosinia Scopoli, 1777
Genus Eumarcia Iredale, 1924
Genus Eurhomalea Cossmann, 1920
Genus Ezocallista Kira, 1959
Genus Gafrarium Röding, 1798
Genus Gemma Deshayes, 1853
Genus Globivenus Coen, 1934
Genus Gomphina Mörch, 1853
Genus Gomphinella Marwick, 1927
Genus Gouldia C. B. Adams, 1847
Genus Gouldiopa Iredale, 1924
Genus Granicorium Hedley, 1906
Genus Humilaria Grant & Gale, 1931
Genus Hyphantosoma Dall, 1902
Genus Irus F. C. Schmidt, 1818
Genus Irusella Hertlein & Grant, 1972
Genus Jukesena Iredale, 1915
Genus Katelysia Römer, 1857
Genus Kyrina Jousseaume, 1894
Genus Laevicirce Habe, 1951
Genus Lepidocardia Dall, 1902
Genus Lioconcha Mörch, 1853
Genus Liocyma Dall, 1870
Genus Lirophora Conrad, 1863
Genus Marcia H. Adams & A. Adams, 1857
Genus Mercenaria Schumacher, 1817
Genus Microcirce Habe, 1951
Genus Notocallista Iredale, 1924
Genus Panchione Olsson, 1964
Genus Paphia Röding, 1798
Genus Parastarte Conrad, 1862
Genus Paratapes Stoliczka, 1870
Genus Parvicirce Cosel, 1995
Genus Pelecyora Dall, 1902
Genus Periglypta Jukes-Browne, 1914
Subfamily Petricolinae d'Orbigny, 1840
  » Genus Lajonkairia Deshayes, 1854
  » Genus Mysia Lamarck, 1818
  » Genus Petricola Lamarck, 1801
  » Genus Lajonkairea Jukes-Browne, 1910 accepted as Lajonkairia Deshayes, 1854 (Unjustified emendation for Lajonkairia.)
  » Genus Oedalia Carpenter, 1864 accepted as Cooperella Carpenter, 1864 (synonym)
  » Genus Pseudoirus Habe, 1951 accepted as Petricola Lamarck, 1801 (synonym)
  » Genus Rupellaria Fleuriau de Bellevue, 1802 accepted as Petricola Lamarck, 1801
Genus Pitar Römer, 1857
Genus Pitarenus Rehder & Abbott, 1951
Genus Placamen Iredale, 1925
Genus Polititapes Chiamenti, 1900
Genus Privigna Dall, Bartsch & Rehder, 1938
Genus Protapes Dall, 1902
Genus Protocallithaca Nomura, 1937
Genus Proxichione Iredale, 1929
Genus Redicirce Iredale, 1924
Genus Ruditapes Chiamenti, 1900
Genus Saxidomus Conrad, 1837
Genus Sunetta Link, 1807
Genus Sunettina Pfeiffer, 1869
Genus Tapes Megerle von Mühlfeld, 1811
Genus Timoclea T. Brown, 1827
Genus Tivela Link, 1807
Genus Transenpitar Fischer-Piette & Testud, 1967
Subfamily Turtoniinae Clark, 1855
  » Genus Turtonia Alder, 1848
Genus Venerupis Lamarck, 1818
Genus Venus Linnaeus, 1758

Subfamily Dosiniinae Deshayes, 1853 represented as Veneridae Rafinesque, 1815
Subfamily Gouldiinae Stewart, 1930 represented as Veneridae Rafinesque, 1815
Subfamily Tapetinae Gray, 1851 represented as Veneridae Rafinesque, 1815
Subfamily Venerinae Rafinesque, 1815 represented as Veneridae Rafinesque, 1815

Genus Acolus Jukes-Browne, 1913 accepted as Jukesena Iredale, 1915 (Invalid: junior homonym of Acolus Foerster, 1856 (Hymenoptera); Jukesena Iredale, 1915 is a replacement name)
Genus Acritopaphia Iredale, 1936 accepted as Paphia Röding, 1798 (synonym)
Genus Anaitis Römer, 1857 accepted as Placamen Iredale, 1925 (invalid: junior homonym of Anaitis Duponchel, 1829 [Lepidoptera])
Genus Arctoe Risso, 1826 accepted as Dosinia Scopoli, 1777
Genus Artemis Conrad, 1831 accepted as Dosinia Scopoli, 1777 (invalid: junior homonym of Artemis Kirby & Spence, 1828 [Lepidoptera])
Genus Asa Bastérot, 1825 accepted as Dosinia (Asa) Bastérot, 1825 represented as Dosinia Scopoli, 1777
Genus Bassinaria Marwick, 1928 accepted as Circomphalus Mörch, 1853 (synonym)
Genus Blainvillia Hupé in Gay, 1854 accepted as Clementia Gray, 1842 (Invalid: junior homonym of Blainvillia Robineau-Desvoidy, 1830 [Diptera])
Genus Bonartemis Iredale, 1929 accepted as Dosinia Scopoli, 1777
Genus Callanaitis Iredale, 1917 accepted as Bassina (Callanaitis) Iredale, 1917 represented as Bassina Jukes-Browne, 1914
Genus Callicistronia Dall, 1883 accepted as Parastarte Conrad, 1862 (objective synonym)
Genus Caryatis Römer, 1862 accepted as Pitar Römer, 1857 (junior homonym of Caryatis Hübner, 1819 [Lepidoptera])
Genus Chione Gray, 1838 accepted as Callista Poli, 1791 (Invalid: junior homonym of Chione Megerle von Mühlfeld, 1811 [Bivalvia])
Genus Claudiconcha P. Fischer, 1887 accepted as Petricola Lamarck, 1801
Genus Clausina T. Brown, 1827 accepted as Venus Linnaeus, 1758 (invalid: junior objective synonym of Venus)
Genus Crassivenus Perkins, 1869 accepted as Mercenaria Schumacher, 1817 (synonym)
Genus Crenocirce Habe, 1960 accepted as Dorisca Dall, Bartsch & Rehder, 1938 (synonym)
Genus Crista Römer, 1857 accepted as Gafrarium Röding, 1798
Genus Cryptonemella Kuroda & Habe, 1951 accepted as Cryptonema Jukes-Browne, 1914 (unnecessary replacement name)
Genus Cuneus Megerle von Mühlfeld, 1811 accepted as Sunetta Link, 1807 (invalid: junior homonym of Cuneus da Costa, 1778 [Donacidae])
Genus Cyclosunetta Fischer-Piette, 1939 accepted as Sunetta Link, 1807
Genus Cytheraea Lamarck, 1805 accepted as Meretrix Lamarck, 1799 (alternative original spelling for Cytherea Lamarck, 1805)
Genus Dosinella Dall, 1902 accepted as Dosinia (Dosinella) Dall, 1902 represented as Dosinia Scopoli, 1777
Genus Dosinidia Dall, 1902 accepted as Dosinia Scopoli, 1777 (synonym)
Genus Dosinisca Dall, 1902 accepted as Dosinia Scopoli, 1777 (synonym)
Genus Dosinorbis Dall, 1902 accepted as Dosinia Scopoli, 1777
Genus Eocyclina Dall, 1908 accepted as Cyclina Deshayes, 1850 (unnecessary replacement name for Cyclina Deshayes, 1850)
Genus Eucallista Dall, 1902 accepted as Amiantis Carpenter, 1864 (synonym)
Genus Eusalacia Cossmann, 1920 accepted as Circomphalus Mörch, 1853 (synonym)
Genus Euterentia Cossmann, 1920 accepted as Kyrina Jousseaume, 1894 (synonym)
Genus Eutivela Dall, 1891 accepted as Tivela Link, 1807
Genus Exoleta T. Brown, 1827 accepted as Dosinia Scopoli, 1777
Genus Fallartemis Iredale, 1930 accepted as Dosinia (Fallartemis) Iredale, 1930 represented as Dosinia Scopoli, 1777
Genus Glycydonta Cotton, 1936 accepted as Timoclea T. Brown, 1827 (synonym)
Genus Hemitapes Römer, 1864 accepted as Marcia H. Adams & A. Adams, 1857 (synonym)
Genus Irona Finlay, 1926 accepted as Irus (Notirus) Finlay, 1928 represented as Irus F. C. Schmidt, 1818 (Invalid: junior homonym of Irona Mabille, 1883 [Gastropoda]; Notirus is a replacement name)
Genus Leucothea Jukes-Browne, 1913 accepted as Aphrodora Jukes-Browne, 1914 (synonym)
Genus Levimarcia Cox, 1927 accepted as Marcia H. Adams & A. Adams, 1857 (objective synonym)
Subfamily Lioconchinae Habe, 1977 accepted as Gouldiinae Stewart, 1930 represented as Veneridae Rafinesque, 1815
Genus Meridosinia Iredale, 1930 accepted as Dosinia Scopoli, 1777
Genus Meroe Schumacher, 1817 accepted as Sunetta Link, 1807
Genus Meroë Schumacher, 1817 accepted as Sunetta Link, 1807 (incorrect original spelling)
Genus Metis H. Adams & A. Adams, 1857 accepted as Venerupis Lamarck, 1818 (Invalid: junior homonym of Metis Philippi, 1843 [Crustacea]; Myrsus is a replacement name)
Genus Murcia Römer, 1857 accepted as Anomalocardia Schumacher, 1817 (Invalid: junior homonym of Murcia Koch, 1835 [Arachnida])
Genus Myrsus H. Adams & A. Adams, 1858 accepted as Venerupis Lamarck, 1818 (synonym)
Genus Notirus Finlay, 1928 accepted as Irus (Notirus) Finlay, 1928 represented as Irus F. C. Schmidt, 1818
Genus Notopaphia W. R. B. Oliver, 1923 accepted as Irus (Notopaphia) W. R. B. Oliver, 1923 represented as Irus F. C. Schmidt, 1818
Genus Novathaca Habe, 1951 accepted as Leukoma E. Römer, 1857 (synonym)
Genus Omphaloclathrum Mörch, 1853 accepted as Antigona Schumacher, 1817 (objective synonym of Antigiona)
Genus Ortygia T. Brown, 1827 accepted as Chamelea Mörch, 1853 (invalid: junior homonym of Ortygia Boie, 1826 [Aves])
Genus Paphirus Finlay, 1926 accepted as Venerupis Lamarck, 1818
Genus Pardosinia Iredale, 1929 accepted as Dosinia Scopoli, 1777
Genus Parembola Römer, 1857 accepted as Tapes Megerle von Mühlfeld, 1811 (synonym)
Genus Parmulina Dall, 1902 accepted as Circe (Parmulophora) Dall, 1905 represented as Circe Schumacher, 1817 (invalid: junior homonym of Parmulina Penard, 1902 [Prot.]; Parmulophora Dall, 1905 is a replacement name)
Genus Parmulophora Dall, 1905 accepted as Circe (Parmulophora) Dall, 1905 represented as Circe Schumacher, 1817
Genus Parvivenus Sacco, 1900 accepted as Timoclea T. Brown, 1827 (synonym)
Genus Pasiphaë Leach in Gray, 1852 accepted as Timoclea T. Brown, 1827 (incorrect original spelling)
Genus Pectunculus da Costa, 1778 accepted as Dosinia (Pectunculus) da Costa, 1778 represented as Dosinia Scopoli, 1777
Genus Phacosoma Jukes-Browne, 1912 accepted as Dosinia (Phacosoma) Jukes-Browne, 1912 represented as Dosinia Scopoli, 1777
Genus Pitaria Dall, 1902 accepted as Pitar Römer, 1857 (unjustified emendation of Pitar)
Subfamily Pitarinae Stewart, 1930 accepted as Callocardiinae Dall, 1895 represented as Veneridae Rafinesque, 1815
Genus Planitivela Olsson, 1961 accepted as Tivela (Planitivela) Olsson, 1961 represented as Tivela Link, 1807
Genus Pullastra G. B. Sowerby I, 1826 accepted as Venerupis Lamarck, 1818 (synonym)
Genus Retrotapes del Rio, 1997 accepted as Eurhomalea Cossmann, 1920 (synonym)
Genus Rhomalea Jukes-Browne, 1914 accepted as Eurhomalea Cossmann, 1920 (invalid: junior homonym of Rhomalea Koch, 1873 [Arachnida]; Eurhomalea Cossmann, 1920 is a replacement name)
Genus Sinodia Jukes-Browne, 1908 accepted as Pelecyora Dall, 1902 (synonym)
Genus Terentia Jukes-Browne, 1914 accepted as Kyrina Jousseaume, 1894 (synonym)
Genus Textrix Römer, 1857 accepted as Paphia Röding, 1798 (invalid: junior homonym of Textrix Sundevall, 1833 [Arachnida]; Paratapes Stoliczka, 1870 is a replacement name)
Genus Tigammona Iredale, 1930 accepted as Antigona Schumacher, 1817 (synonym)
Genus Totteniana Perkins, 1869 accepted as Gemma Deshayes, 1853 (objective synonym)
Genus Velargilla Thiele, 1934 accepted as Kyrina Jousseaume, 1894 (synonym)
marine
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MolluscaBase (2019). MolluscaBase. Veneridae Rafinesque, 1815. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=243 on 2019-07-20
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basis of record Vaught, K.C.; Tucker Abbott, R.; Boss, K.J. (1989). A classification of the living Mollusca. American Malacologists: Melbourne. ISBN 0-915826-22-4. XII, 195 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Bieler R., Carter J.G. & Coan E.V. (2010). Classification of Bivalve families. Pp. 113-133, <i>in</i>: Bouchet P. & Rocroi J.-P. (2010), Nomenclator of Bivalve Families. <i>Malacologia</i> 52(2): 1-184. [details]   

additional source Jukes-Brown A.D. 1914. A synopsis of the family Veneridae. Proceedings of the Malacological Society of London, 11(1): 58-74; 11(2): 75-94, available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/96204 [details]   

additional source Chen, J.; Li, Q.; Kong, L.; Zheng, X. (2011). Molecular phylogeny of venus clams (Mollusca, Bivalvia, Veneridae) with emphasis on the systematic position of taxa along the coast of mainland China. <em>Zoologica Scripta.</em> 40(3): 260-271. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Glover, E. A.; Taylor, J. D. (2010). Needles and pins: acicular crystalline periostracal calcification in venerid bivalves (Bivalvia: Veneridae). <em>Journal of Molluscan Studies.</em> 76(2): 157-179., available online at https://doi.org/10.1093/mollus/eyp054 [details]   

additional source Kappner, I.; Bieler, R. (2006). Phylogeny of venus clams (Bivalvia: Venerinae) as inferred from nuclear and mitochondrial gene sequences. <em>Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution.</em> 40(2): 317-331., available online at https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2006.02.006 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

redescription Coan, E. V.; Valentich-Scott, P. (2012). Bivalve seashells of tropical West America. Marine bivalve mollusks from Baja California to northern Peru. 2 vols, 1258 pp. [details]   
 
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Classification All genera in the family listed directly under the family name, except for subfamilies Petricolinae and Turtoniinae which were traditionally ranked as families. Other subfamilies listed as "alternate representation" until a comprehensive phylogenetic hypothesis is available.  [details]
 



LanguageName 
Dutch venusschelpentapijtschelpenartemisschelpen  [details]
English venus shellsvenus clams  [details]
German Venusmuscheln  [details]
Japanese マルスダレガイ  [details]
Swedish venusmusslor  [details]