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Donacidae J. Fleming, 1828

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  1. Genus Donax Linnaeus, 1758
  2. Genus Galatea Bruguière, 1797
  3. Genus Hecuba Schumacher, 1817
  4. Genus Iphigenia Schumacher, 1817
  5. Genus Latona Schumacher, 1817
  6. Genus Amphichaena R. A. Philippi, 1847 accepted as Donax (Amphichaena) R. A. Philippi, 1847 represented as Donax Linnaeus, 1758 (unaccepted > superseded rank)
  7. Genus Capsella Gray, 1851 accepted as Donax Linnaeus, 1758
  8. Genus Cuneus da Costa, 1778 accepted as Donax (Cuneus) da Costa, 1778 represented as Donax Linnaeus, 1758 (original rank)
  9. Genus Deltachion Iredale, 1930 accepted as Donax (Deltachion) Iredale, 1930 represented as Donax Linnaeus, 1758
  10. Genus Fischeria Bernardi, 1860 accepted as Iphigenia Schumacher, 1817 (junior homonym of Fischeria Robineau-Desvoidy, 1830 [Diptera]; Profischeria Dall, 1903 is a replacement name)
  11. Genus Potamophila G. B. Sowerby I, 1822 accepted as Galatea Bruguière, 1797 (unnecessary replacement name)
  12. Genus Profischeria Dall, 1903 accepted as Iphigenia Schumacher, 1817
  13. Genus Serrula Mörch, 1853 accepted as Donax Linnaeus, 1758
marine, brackish, fresh
Not documented
MolluscaBase eds. (2024). MolluscaBase. Donacidae J. Fleming, 1828. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: on 2024-06-25
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basis of record 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]   

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 


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