WoRMS taxon details

Meretricinae Gray, 1847

510755  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:510755)

accepted
Subfamily
Genus Cytheraea Lamarck, 1805 accepted as Meretrix Lamarck, 1799 (alternative original spelling for Cytherea Lamarck, 1805)
Genus Cytherea Lamarck, 1805 accepted as Meretrix Lamarck, 1799 (Invalid: junior homonym of Cytherea Fabricius, 1794 [Diptera] and Cytherea Röding, 1798)
Genus Eutivela Dall, 1891 accepted as Tivela Link, 1807
Genus Meretrix Lamarck, 1799
Genus Pachydesma Conrad, 1854 accepted as Tivela (Pachydesma) Conrad, 1854 represented as Tivela Link, 1807
Genus Planitivela Olsson, 1961 accepted as Tivela (Planitivela) Olsson, 1961 represented as Tivela Link, 1807
Genus Tivela Link, 1807
Genus Trigonella Conrad, 1837 accepted as Tivela (Pachydesma) Conrad, 1854 represented as Tivela Link, 1807 (invalid: junior homonym of Trigonella da Costa, 1778; Pachydesma is a replacement name)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
Not documented
MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Meretricinae Gray, 1847. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=510755 on 2021-12-01
Date
action
by
2010-08-31 09:46:09Z
created
2012-10-12 19:36:57Z
changed
2021-06-28 14:33:01Z
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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]