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Veneridae Rafinesque, 1815

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Subfamily Callocardiinae Dall, 1895
Subfamily Clementiinae Frizzell, 1936
Subfamily Dosiniinae Deshayes, 1853
  » Genus Dosinia Scopoli, 1777
Subfamily Gouldiinae R. B. Stewart, 1930
Subfamily Meretricinae Gray, 1847
  » Genus Gomphina Mörch, 1853
  » Genus Meretrix Lamarck, 1799
  » Genus Tivela Link, 1807
  » Genus Cytherea Lamarck, 1805 accepted as Meretrix Lamarck, 1799 (Invalid: junior homonym of Cytherea Fabricius, 1794 [Diptera] and Cytherea Röding, 1798)
  » Genus Gomphinella Marwick, 1927 accepted as Gomphina Mörch, 1853
Subfamily Petricolinae d'Orbigny, 1840
  » Genus Choristodon Jonas, 1844
  » Genus Lajonkairia Deshayes, 1855
  » Genus Mysia Lamarck, 1818
  » Genus Petricola Lamarck, 1801
  » Genus Petricolaria Stoliczka, 1870
  » Genus Lajonkairea Jukes-Browne, 1910 accepted as Lajonkairia Deshayes, 1855 (Unjustified emendation for Lajonkairia.)
  » Genus Naranio Gray, 1853 accepted as Petricola Lamarck, 1801 (synonym)
Subfamily Samarangiinae Keen, 1969
  » Genus Samarangia Dall, 1902
Subfamily Sunettinae Stoliczka, 1870
  » Genus Sunetta Link, 1807
Subfamily Tapetinae Gray, 1851
Subfamily Venerinae Rafinesque, 1815

Genus Anaitis Römer, 1857 accepted as Placamen Iredale, 1925 (invalid: junior homonym of Anaitis Duponchel, 1829 [Lepidoptera])
Genus Artemis Conrad, 1831 accepted as Dosinia Scopoli, 1777 (invalid: junior homonym of Artemis Kirby & Spence, 1828 [Lepidoptera])
Genus Chione Gray, 1838 accepted as Callista Poli, 1791 (Invalid: junior homonym of Chione Megerle von Mühlfeld, 1811 [Bivalvia])
Genus Crista Römer, 1857 accepted as Gafrarium Röding, 1798 (unaccepted > junior objective synonym)
Genus Cryptogramma Mörch, 1853 accepted as Anomalocardia Schumacher, 1817
Genus Cytherea Röding, 1798 accepted as Periglypta Jukes-Browne, 1914 (Invalid: junior homonym of Cytherea Fabricius, 1794 [Diptera])
Genus Dione Gray, 1847 accepted as Hysteroconcha Dall, 1902 (invalid: junior homonym of Dione Hübner, 1819 [Lepidoptera]; Hysteroconcha is a replacement name)
Genus Lepidocardia Dall, 1902 accepted as Callista Poli, 1791
Genus Pitaria Dall, 1902 accepted as Pitar Römer, 1857 (unjustified emendation of Pitar)
Subfamily Pitarinae R. B. Stewart, 1930 accepted as Callocardiinae Dall, 1895
marine, brackish
Not documented
MolluscaBase eds. (2023). MolluscaBase. Veneridae Rafinesque, 1815. Accessed through: Odido, M.; Appeltans, W.; BelHassen, M.; Mussai, P.; Nsiangango, S.E.; Vandepitte, L.; Wambiji, N.; Zamouri, N. Jiddou, A.M. (Eds) (2023) African Register of Marine Species at: on 2023-09-28
Odido, M.; Appeltans, W.; BelHassen, M.; Mussai, P.; Nsiangango, S.E.; Vandepitte, L.; Wambiji, N.; Zamouri, N. Jiddou, A.M. (Eds) (2023). African Register of Marine Species. Veneridae Rafinesque, 1815. Accessed at: on 2023-09-28
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2011-03-14 19:17:39Z

context source (PeRMS) Paredes, C.; Cardoso, F.; Santamaría, J.; Esplana, J.; Llaja, L. (2016). Lista anotada de los bivalvos marinos del Perú. <em>Revista peruana de biología.</em> 23(2), 127-150. [details]   

basis of record Vaught, K.C.; Abbott, R.T.; 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]  Available for editors  PDF available 

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

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 [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 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

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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