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Anomiidae Rafinesque, 1815

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Genus Anomia Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Enigmonia Iredale, 1918
Genus Heteranomia Winckworth, 1922
Genus Isomonia Dautzenberg & H. Fischer, 1897
Genus Monia Gray, 1850
Genus Patro Gray, 1850
Genus Placunanomia Broderip, 1832
Genus Pododesmus Philippi, 1837
Genus Tedinia Gray, 1853

Genus Aenigma Koch, 1846 accepted as Enigmonia Iredale, 1918 (invalid: junior homonym of Aenigma Neuman, 1836 [Coleoptera]; Enigmonia is a replacement name)
Genus Fenestella Röding, 1798 accepted as Anomia Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
Genus Isonomia [sic] accepted as Isomonia Dautzenberg & H. Fischer, 1897 (incorrect subsequent spelling [by Piani, 1983] of Isomonia Dautzenberg & Fischer, 1897)
Genus Paranomia Conrad, 1860 accepted as Pododesmus Philippi, 1837 (synonym)
Subfamily Placunanomiinae Beu, 1967 accepted as Anomiidae Rafinesque, 1815
Genus Placunomia Swainson, 1840 accepted as Placunanomia Broderip, 1832 (Incorrect subsequent spelling.)
Genus Prismatro Marwick, 1948 † accepted as Patro Gray, 1850
marine, brackish
Not documented
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basis of record Bieler R., Carter J.G. & Coan E.V. (2010). Classification of Bivalve families. Pp. 113-133, <i>in</i>: Bouchet P. & Rocroi J.-P. (2010), Nomenclator of Bivalve Families. <i>Malacologia</i> 52(2): 1-184. [details]   

additional source Yonge, C. M. (1977). Form and Evolution in the Anomiacea (Mollusca: Bivalvia)--Pododesmus, Anomia, Patro, Enigmonia (Anomiidae): Placunanomia, Placuna (Placunidae Fam. Nov.). <em>Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences.</em> 276(950): 453-523., available online at [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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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