WoRMS taxon details

Brachidontes Swainson, 1840

138215  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:138215)

accepted
Genus
Species Brachidontes adamsianus (Dunker, 1857)
Species Brachidontes crebristriatus (Conrad, 1837)
Species Brachidontes darwinianus (d'Orbigny, 1842)
Species Brachidontes domingensis (Lamarck, 1819)
Species Brachidontes dunkeri M. Huber, 2015
Species Brachidontes erosus (Lamarck, 1819)
Species Brachidontes esmeraldensis (Olsson, 1961)
Species Brachidontes evansi (E. A. Smith, 1903)
Species Brachidontes exustus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Brachidontes granulatus (Hanley, 1843)
Species Brachidontes houstonius Bartsch & Rehder, 1939
Species Brachidontes modiolus (Linnaeus, 1767)
Species Brachidontes mutabilis (Gould, 1861)
Species Brachidontes niger (Gmelin, 1791)
Species Brachidontes pharaonis (P. Fischer, 1870)
Species Brachidontes playasensis (Pilsbry & Olsson, 1935)
Species Brachidontes puniceus (Gmelin, 1791)
Species Brachidontes puntarenensis (Pilsbry & H. N. Lowe, 1932)
Species Brachidontes rodriguezii (d'Orbigny, 1842)
Species Brachidontes rostratus (Dunker, 1857)
Species Brachidontes sculptus (Iredale, 1939)
Species Brachidontes semilaevis (Menke, 1848)
Species Brachidontes subramosus (Hanley, 1843)
Species Brachidontes undulatus (Dunker, 1857)
Species Brachidontes ustulatus (Lamarck, 1819)
Species Brachidontes variabilis (Krauss, 1848)
Species Brachidontes virgiliae (Barnard, 1964)

Species Brachidontes australis Martens, 1879 (taxon inquirendum)

Species Brachidontes arabicus Jousseaume, 1919 accepted as Brachidontes pharaonis (P. Fischer, 1870) (unavailable name: established in synonymy)
Species Brachidontes blakeanus (Melvill & Standen, 1914) accepted as Philobrya blakeana (Melvill & Standen, 1914)
Species Brachidontes citrinus (Röding, 1798) accepted as Brachidontes modiolus (Linnaeus, 1767)
Species Brachidontes demissus (Dillwyn, 1817) accepted as Geukensia demissa (Dillwyn, 1817)
Species Brachidontes granolirata [sic] accepted as Brachidontes granoliratus (G. B. Sowerby III, 1909) accepted as Byssogerdius striatulus (Hanley, 1843) (incorrect gender ending)
Species Brachidontes granoliratus (G. B. Sowerby III, 1909) accepted as Byssogerdius striatulus (Hanley, 1843)
Species Brachidontes japonicus (Dunker, 1857) accepted as Arcuatula japonica (Dunker, 1857)
Species Brachidontes maritimus (Pilsbry, 1921) accepted as Brachidontes crebristriatus (Conrad, 1837)
Species Brachidontes multiformis (Carpenter, 1857) accepted as Brachidontes semilaevis (Menke, 1848)
Species Brachidontes pseudorecurvus Nowell-Usticke, 1969 accepted as Brachidontes modiolus (Linnaeus, 1767)
Species Brachidontes purpuratus (Lamarck, 1819) accepted as Perumytilus purpuratus (Lamarck, 1819)
Species Brachidontes rufolineatus E. A. Smith, 1911 accepted as Septifer rufolineatus (E. A. Smith, 1911) (original combination)
Species Brachidontes semistriatus (Krauss, 1848) accepted as Brachidontes variabilis (Krauss, 1848)
Species Brachidontes senhousia (Benson, 1842) accepted as Arcuatula senhousia (Benson, 1842)
Species Brachidontes setiger (Dunker, 1857) sensu Kuroda, 1932 accepted as Byssogerdius subsulcatus (Dunker, 1857) (misapplication)
Species Brachidontes solisianus (d'Orbigny, 1842) accepted as Mytilaster solisianus (d'Orbigny, 1842)
Species Brachidontes striatulus (Hanley, 1843) accepted as Byssogerdius striatulus (Hanley, 1843)
Species Brachidontes subsulcatus (Dunker, 1857) accepted as Byssogerdius subsulcatus (Dunker, 1857)
Species Brachidontes tenuistriatus (Dunker, 1853) accepted as Brachidontes dunkeri M. Huber, 2015
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
(of Mytilus (Brachidontes) Swainson, 1840) Swainson, W. (1840). A treatise on malacology or shells and shell-fish. <em>London, Longman.</em> viii + 419 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/33450
page(s): 384 [details]   
MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Brachidontes Swainson, 1840. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=138215 on 2021-06-24
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2006-03-21 14:26:07Z
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2012-06-21 23:44:14Z
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2018-03-23 21:34:07Z
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2018-11-12 18:33:18Z
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2019-11-23 07:56:31Z
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original description  (of Austromytilus Laseron, 1956) Laseron, C. F. (1956). New South Wales Mussels-a taxonomic review of the family Mytilidae from the Peronian Zoogeographical Province. <em>Australian Zoologist.</em> 12 (3): 263-283., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/38913186 [details]   

original description  (of Hormomya Mörch, 1853) Mörch, O. A. L. (1852-1853). <i>Catalogus conchyliorum quae reliquit D. Alphonso d'Aguirra & Gadea Comes de Yoldi, Regis Daniae Cubiculariorum Princeps, Ordinis Dannebrogici in Prima Classe & Ordinis Caroli Tertii Eques. Fasc. 1, Cephalophora</i>, 170 pp. [1852]; <i>Fasc. 2, Acephala, Annulata, Cirripedia, Echinodermata</i>, 74 [+2] pp. [1853]. Hafniae [Copenhagen]: L. Klein. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/12921 [details]   

original description  (of Scolimytilus (Aeidimytilus) Olsson, 1961) Olsson, A. A. (1961). Mollusks of the tropical eastern Pacific, particularly from the southern half of the Panamic-Pacific faunal province (Panama to Peru). Panamic-Pacific Pelecypoda. Paleontological Research Institution, Ithaca. 574 pp, 86 pl., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/29909
page(s): 120 [details]   

original description  (of Scolimytilus Olsson, 1961) Olsson, A. A. (1961). Mollusks of the tropical eastern Pacific, particularly from the southern half of the Panamic-Pacific faunal province (Panama to Peru). Panamic-Pacific Pelecypoda. Paleontological Research Institution, Ithaca. 574 pp, 86 pl., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/29909 [details]   

original description  (of Mytilus (Brachidontes) Swainson, 1840) Swainson, W. (1840). A treatise on malacology or shells and shell-fish. <em>London, Longman.</em> viii + 419 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/33450
page(s): 384 [details]   

original description  (of Mytilus (Aulacomya) willetsi Marwick, 1928 †) Marwick, J. (1928). The Tertiary Mollusca of the Chatham Islands, including a generic review of the New Zealand Pectinidae. <em>Transactions of the New Zealand Institute.</em> 58: 431-506.
page(s): 444 [details]   

context source (Bermuda) Jensen, R. H. (1997). A Checklist and Bibliography of the Marine Molluscs of Bermuda. Unp. , 547 pp [details]   

basis of record Valentich-Scott P., Coan E.V. & Zelaya D. (2020). <i>Bivalve seashells of western North America. Marine bivalve mollusks from Punta Aguja, Peru to Isla Chiloé, Chile</i>. vii + 593 pp. Santa Barbara: Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History.
page(s): 103 [details]   

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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From other sources
Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]