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Galeommatoidea J. E. Gray, 1840

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Galeommatacea · unaccepted (suffix -oidea mandatory for a...)  
suffix -oidea mandatory for a superfamily name following current ICZN art. 29.2.


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  1. Family Basterotiidae Cossmann, 1909
  2. Family Galeommatidae Gray, 1840
  3. Family Lasaeidae J. E. Gray, 1842
  4. Family Chlamydoconchidae Dall, 1884 accepted as Galeommatidae Gray, 1840
  5. Family Ephippodontidae Scarlato & Starobogatov, 1979 accepted as Galeommatidae Gray, 1840
  6. Family Erycinidae Deshayes, 1850 accepted as Lasaeidae J. E. Gray, 1842 (Invalid: junior homonym of Erycinidae Swainson, 1827, based on Erycina Fabricius, 1807 [Lepidoptera])
  7. Family Eucharidae Récluz, 1869 accepted as Basterotiidae Cossmann, 1909 (invalid: Type genus a junior homonym of Eucharis Latreille, 1804 [Hymenoptera].)
  8. Family Kelliidae Forbes & Hanley, 1848 accepted as Lasaeidae J. E. Gray, 1842
  9. Family Kellyidae Forbes & Hanley, 1848 accepted as Kelliidae Forbes & Hanley, 1848 accepted as Lasaeidae J. E. Gray, 1842 (unaccepted > misspelling)
  10. Family Leptonidae Gray, 1847 accepted as Lasaeidae J. E. Gray, 1842
  11. Family Montacutidae W. Clark, 1855 accepted as Montacutinae W. Clark, 1855 (unaccepted > superseded rank)
  12. Family Vasconiellidae Scarlato & Starobogatov, 1979 accepted as Galeommatidae Gray, 1840
marine, brackish, fresh
Not documented
MolluscaBase eds. (2023). MolluscaBase. Galeommatoidea J. E. Gray, 1840. Accessed at: on 2023-12-02
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context source (PeRMS) Paredes, C.; Cardoso, F.; Santamaría, J.; Esplana, J.; Llaja, L. (2016). Lista anotada de los bivalvos marinos del Perú. <em>Revista peruana de biología.</em> 23(2), 127-150. [details]   

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]   

additional source Goto, R.; Kawakita, A.; Ishikawa, H.; Hamamura, Y.; Kato, M. (2012). Molecular phylogeny of the bivalve superfamily Galeommatoidea (Heterodonta, Veneroida) reveals dynamic evolution of symbiotic lifestyle and interphylum host switching. <em>BMC Evolutionary Biology.</em> 12(1): 172., available online at [details]   

additional source Bieler, R.; Mikkelsen, P. M.; Collins, T. M.; Glover, E. A.; González, V. L.; Graf, D. L.; Harper, E. M.; Healy, J.; Kawauchi, G. Y.; Sharma, P. P.; Staubach, S.; Strong, E. E.; Taylor, J. D.; Tëmkin, I.; Zardus, J. D.; Clark, S.; Guzmán, A.; McIntyre, E.; Sharp, P.; Giribet, G. (2014). Investigating the Bivalve Tree of Life – an exemplar-based approach combining molecular and novel morphological characters. <em>Invertebrate Systematics.</em> 28(1): 32-115., available online at [details]   
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