Bivalvia Linnaeus, 1758

Class in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaMollusca

  • 1,755,451

    Occurrences
  • 17,664

    Species
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Overview

Full Name

Bivalvia Linnaeus, 1758

Common names

  • bivalves eng
  • bivalves and clams eng
  • Clam eng
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Taxonomic status

Accepted class

According to

The Catalogue of Life, 3rd January 2011

Published in

Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp.

Habitat

Marine

Georeferenced data

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Distributions

Text based distributions present in some sources.

Subordinate taxa

Classification

kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Mollusca
class
Bivalvia
order
11
family
311
genus
5,153
species
17,664
 
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Bibliography

Bieler R. & Mikkelsen P. 2006. Bivalvia – a look at the Branches. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 148, 223–235.

Cox L. R. et al. , 1969. Part N: Mollusca 6, Bivalvia. In R. C. Moore (ed. ), Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology. Geological Society of America and University of Kansas Press, Lawrence. 2 vol. , 1224 p.

Hamish G. Spencer, Bruce A. Marshall, Phillip A. Maxwell, Jack A. Grant-Mackie, Jeffrey D. Stilwell, Richard C. Willan, Hamish J. Campbell, James S. Crampton, Robert A. Henderson, Margartet A. Bradshaw, J. Bruce Waterhouse, John Pojeta Jr 10: Phylum MOLLUSCA: chitons, clams, tusk shells, snails, squids, and kin. In: New Zealand Inventory of Biodiversity Volume 1. 10: Phylum MOLLUSCA: chitons, clams, tusk shells, snails, squids, and kin

Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp.

NZAC February 2012

NZIB February 2012

NZIB June 2012

Spencer, H. G. ; Marshall, B. A. ; Maxwell, P. A. ; Grant-Mackie, J. A. ; Stilwell, J. D. ; Willan, R. C. ; Campbell, H. J. ; Crampton, J. S. ; Henderson, R. A. ; Bradshaw, M. A. ; Waterhouse, J. B. ; Pojeta Jr, J. 10: Phylum MOLLUSCA: chitons, clams, tusk shells, snails, squids, and kin. In: New Zealand Inventory of Biodiversity Volume 1.

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Source information

This backbone name usage exists because it was found in another checklist at the time the backbone was built. The primary source name usage has since been removed from the portal.