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Vesicomyidae

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Kingdom  Animalia
Phylum  Mollusca
Order  Veneroida
Superfamily  Glossoidea
Rank  Family
Subclass  Heterodonta
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Similar  Calyptogena magnifica, Thyasiridae, Lucinidae, Bathymodiolus, Thyasira

Vesicomyidae is a taxonomic family of saltwater clams, marine bivalve molluscs in the superfamily Glossoidea.

Genera and species

Genera, and some selected species, within the family Vesicomyidae are:

  • Adulomya Kuroda, 1931 (includes Ectenagena, may be synonym of Pleurophopsis)
  • Adulomya elongata (Dall, 1916)
  • Adulomya extenta (Krylova & Moskalev, 1996)
  • Adulomya phaseoliformis (M├ętivier, Okutani & Ohta, 1986)
  • Adulomya kaikoi (Okutani & M├ętivier, 1986)
  • Adulomya uchimuraensis Kuroda, 1931 (fossil)
  • Calyptogena Dall, 1891
  • Calyptogena magnifica
  • Calyptogena pacifica Dall, 1891
  • Laubiericoncha von Cosel & Olu, 2008
  • Laubiericoncha angulata (Dall, 1896) (formerly in Vesicomya)
  • Laubiericoncha chuni (Thiele & Jaeckel, 1931) (formerly in Vesicomya)
  • Laubiericoncha myriamae von Cosel & Olu, 2008
  • Laubiericoncha suavis (Dall, 1913) (formerly in Vesicomya)
  • Laubiericoncha sp. 'Edison Seamount'
  • Laubiericoncha sp. 'Gakkel Ridge'
  • Vesicomya Dall, 1886
  • Vesicomya atlantica (E. A. Smith, 1885)
  • Vesicomya bruuni Filatova, 1969
  • Vesicomya caribbea Boss, 1967
  • Vesicomya cordata Boss, 1968
  • Vesicomya gigas (Dall, 1896)
  • Vesicomya leeana (Dall, 1889)
  • Vesicomya lepta (Dall, 1896)
  • Vesicomya ovalis (Dall, 1896)
  • Vesicomya pilula (Dall, 1881)
  • Vesicomya smithii Dall, 1889
  • Vesicomya stearnsii (Dall, 1895)
  • Vesicomya vesica (Dall, 1886)
  • "Pleurophopsis" Van Winkle, 1919 (fossil, nomen dubium, sometimes included in Calyptogena)
  • "Pleurophopsis" peruviana Olsson, 1931 (fossil)
  • "Pleurophopsis" unioides Van Winkle, 1919 (fossil)
  • References

    Vesicomyidae Wikipedia


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