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Corbula Bruguière, 1797

137841  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137841)

accepted
Genus
marine, brackish, terrestrial
recent + fossil
feminine
Bruguière J.G. (1789-1792). <i>Encyclopédie méthodique ou par ordre de matières. Histoire naturelle des vers</i>, volume 1. Paris: Pancoucke. Pp. i-xviii, 1-344 [Livraison 32, June 1789]; 345-757 [Livraison 48, 13 Feb. 1792] [Dates after Evenhuis, 2003, <i>Zootaxa</i>, 166: 37; <i>Zootaxa</i>, 207]. , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/8892006
page(s): Tome II page 7 [details]   
Taxonomy Whereas species are easily recognized as members of Corbulidae at the family level, there is no general agreement on their...  
Taxonomy Whereas species are easily recognized as members of Corbulidae at the family level, there is no general agreement on their arrangement into subfamilies and genera. Anderson and Roopnarine (2003) accepted 12 genera but wrote “... the rank of these taxa is in flux. Some authors consider most or all to be separate genera, whereas others refer to them as subgenera, particularly of Corbula. (...) A full taxonomic revision must await expanded phylogenetic analyses with broader taxon, geographic, and temporal coverage.” Huber (2015: 839) used subgenera of Corbula and wrote "Undoubtedly, the application of genera by several authors is premature. The proper delineation and composition of genera for Recent marine Corbula requires much more data".

Conversely Squires & Saul (2004), Mikkelsen & Bieler (2010), Coan & Valentich Scott (2012) and Arruda (2020) treated several genera as valid. The treatment herein accepts genera when there is a reasonable consensus, and leaves in Corbula s.l. those species which have not recently received attention or have been placed inconsistently according to different contemporary authors.  [details]
MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Corbula Bruguière, 1797. Accessed through: Glover, A.G.; Higgs, N.; Horton, T. (2021) World Register of Deep-Sea species (WoRDSS) at: http://marinespecies.org/DeepSea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137841 on 2021-07-27
Glover, A.G.; Higgs, N.; Horton, T. (2021). World Register of Deep-Sea species (WoRDSS). Corbula Bruguière, 1797. Accessed at: https://marinespecies.org/deepsea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137841 on 2021-07-27
Date
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by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2013-01-13 09:44:21Z
changed
2018-08-28 05:25:58Z
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2021-06-05 08:16:17Z
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original description Bruguière J.G. (1789-1792). <i>Encyclopédie méthodique ou par ordre de matières. Histoire naturelle des vers</i>, volume 1. Paris: Pancoucke. Pp. i-xviii, 1-344 [Livraison 32, June 1789]; 345-757 [Livraison 48, 13 Feb. 1792] [Dates after Evenhuis, 2003, <i>Zootaxa</i>, 166: 37; <i>Zootaxa</i>, 207]. , available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/8892006
page(s): Tome II page 7 [details]   

basis of record Gofas, S.; Le Renard, J.; Bouchet, P. (2001). Mollusca. in: Costello, M.J. et al. (eds), European Register of Marine Species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. <em>Patrimoines Naturels.</em> 50: 180-213., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/ocrd/254404.pdf [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 editor or global species database
Taxonomy Whereas species are easily recognized as members of Corbulidae at the family level, there is no general agreement on their arrangement into subfamilies and genera. Anderson and Roopnarine (2003) accepted 12 genera but wrote “... the rank of these taxa is in flux. Some authors consider most or all to be separate genera, whereas others refer to them as subgenera, particularly of Corbula. (...) A full taxonomic revision must await expanded phylogenetic analyses with broader taxon, geographic, and temporal coverage.” Huber (2015: 839) used subgenera of Corbula and wrote "Undoubtedly, the application of genera by several authors is premature. The proper delineation and composition of genera for Recent marine Corbula requires much more data".

Conversely Squires & Saul (2004), Mikkelsen & Bieler (2010), Coan & Valentich Scott (2012) and Arruda (2020) treated several genera as valid. The treatment herein accepts genera when there is a reasonable consensus, and leaves in Corbula s.l. those species which have not recently received attention or have been placed inconsistently according to different contemporary authors.  [details]

From other sources
Synonymy Aloidis Megerle von Mühlfeld, 1811 is a junior synonym of Corbula Bruguière, 1797 (Vokes, 1967 (following the law of priority). [details]
Corbula sulcata
 Corbula sulcata
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