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Solenidae Lamarck, 1809

233  (

marine, brackish, fresh
Not documented
MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Solenidae Lamarck, 1809. Accessed at: on 2023-04-01
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additional source 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]   
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Classification Some authors (e.g. Winckworth, 1932; Nordsieck, 1969) put all species that are shaped like a knife in the family of Solenidae Lamarck, 1809. Then two subfamilies can be distinguished: the Cultellinae Davies, 1935 [now accepted as Pharidae Adams & Adams, 1856] and the Soleninae Lamarck, 1809. Later on the two subfamilies were regarded seperate families (e.g. McKay & Smith, 1979; Janssen et al., 1984). [details]
Dutch messcheden  [details]
English razor shells  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål knivskjell  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk knivskjel  [details]

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