Sphaeriidae

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Sphaeriidae

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Corbiculoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Spiralia
Cladus: Lophotrochozoa
Phylum: Mollusca
Classis: Bivalvia
Subclassis: Heterodonta
Ordo: Veneroida
Superfamilia: Corbiculoidea

Familia: Sphaeriidae
Genera: Musculium – Pisidium – Sphaerium

Name[edit]

Sphaeriidae Deshayes, 1862 (1854) [placed on the Official List of Family-Group Names in Zoology by Melville (1985), with the Name Number 573; emended by ICZN (2000)]

Type genus[edit]

  • Sphaerium Scopoli, 1777 [stem = Sphaeri-] (Melville, 1985)

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cited sources[edit]

  • ICZN 2000: Opinion 1957. Sphaerius Waltl, 1838 (Insecta, Coleoptera): conserved; and Sphaeriidae Erichson, 1845 (Coleoptera): spelling emended to Sphaeriusidae, so removing the homonymy with Sphaeriidae Deshayes, 1854 (1820) (Mollusca, Bivalvia). Bulletin of zoological nomenclature, 57: 182–184. ISSN: 0007-5167 BioStor
  • Melville, R.V. 1985: Opinion 1331. Sphaeriidae Jeffreys, 1862 (1820) (Mollusca, Bivalvia) and Microsporidae Reichardt, 1976 (Insecta, Coleoptera): placed on the official list. Bulletin of zoological nomenclature, 42: 230–232. ISSN: 0007-5167 BioStor

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