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Donacidae J. Fleming, 1828

236  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:236)

accepted
Family
Genus Donax Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Egerella Stoliczka, 1870 †
Genus Galatea Bruguière, 1797
Genus Hecuba Schumacher, 1817
Genus Iphigenia Schumacher, 1817
Genus Profischeria Dall, 1903

Genus Amphichaena Philippi, 1847 accepted as Donax (Amphichaena) Philippi, 1847 represented as Donax Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Capsella Gray, 1851 accepted as Donax Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Chion Scopoli, 1777 accepted as Donax (Chion) Scopoli, 1777 represented as Donax Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Deltachion Iredale, 1930 accepted as Donax (Deltachion) Iredale, 1930 represented as Donax Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Egeria Lea, 1833 † accepted as Egerella Stoliczka, 1870 † (invalid: junior homonym of Egeria de Roissy, 1805; Egerella is a replacement name)
Genus Egeria Roissy, 1805 accepted as Galatea Bruguière, 1797 (unnecessary replacement name for Galatea Bruguière, 1797)
Genus Fischeria Bernardi, 1860 accepted as Profischeria Dall, 1903 (invalid: junior homonym of Fischeria Robineau-Desvoidy, 1830 [Diptera]; Profischeria Dall, 1903 is a replacement name)
Genus Galateia Brito Capello, 1878 accepted as Galatea Bruguière, 1797 (error for Galatea Bruguière, 1797)
Genus Galathea Lamarck, 1805 accepted as Galatea Bruguière, 1797 (unjustified emmendation for Galatea Bruguière, 1797)
Genus Grammatodonax Dall, 1900 accepted as Donax (Grammatodonax) Dall, 1900 represented as Donax Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Latona Schumacher, 1817 accepted as Donax Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Potamophila G.B. Sowerby I, 1822 accepted as Galatea Bruguière, 1797 (unnecessary replacement name)
Genus Serrula Mörch, 1853 accepted as Donax Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Tentidonax Iredale, 1930 accepted as Donax (Tentidonax) Iredale, 1930 represented as Donax Linnaeus, 1758
marine, brackish
Not documented
MolluscaBase (2018). Donacidae J. Fleming, 1828. Accessed at: http://molluscabase.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=236 on 2018-12-12
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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]   

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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Dutch zaagjes  [details]
English wedge shells  [details]