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genus

Glycymeris M. da Costa, 1778

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Mollusca - mollusks »  class Bivalvia - bivalves »  order Arcida »  family Glycymerididae

Scientific synonyms

Axinaea Poli, 1791
Axinaea (Pectunculus) Lamarck, 1799
Axinola Hertlein & Grant, 1972
Glycymerella Woodring, 1925
Glycymeris (Glycymeris) E. M. da Costa, 1778
Glycymeris (Glycymerula) Finlay & Marwick, 1937
Glycymeris (Tucetilla) Iredale, 1939
Glycymeris (Tucetonella) Habe, 1961
Pseudaxinea Monterosato, 1892
Tuceta Röding, 1798

Description

Shell, orbicular or suborbicular, equivalve, equilateral or nearly so, convex, solid, thick, with a velvety periostraeum; inside porcellanous; umbos slightly curved inward, nearly straight; ligament external, its area distinct and with diverging grooves; dorsal margin regularly arched or semi-circular; teeth prominent, strong, short, numerous, becoming obliterated under the umbos as the gerontic is approached, by the invasion of the ligamental area; valve margins crenidated; adductor scars subequal; pallial line simple.
Distribution: Warm seas. Type species: Arca glycymeris Linne.
Cotton, B.C., 1961. South Australian Mollusca. Pelecypoda.
Author: Jan Delsing

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Included taxa

Number of records: 83

species Glycymeris albolineata Lischke, 1872
species Glycymeris amboinensis J. F. Gmelin, 1791

Glycymeris amboinensis

species Glycymeris americana Defrance, 1829
species Glycymeris arabicus H. Adams, 1871
species Glycymeris arcodentiens W. H. Dall, 1895
species Glycymeris aspersa A. Adams & L. A. Reeve, 1850

Glycymeris aspersa

species Glycymeris australis J. R. C. Quoy & J. P. Gaimard, 1832
species Glycymeris bimaculata Poli, 1795
species Glycymeris boucheti Matsukuma, 1984
species Glycymeris canoa H. A. Pilsbry & A. A. Olsson, 1941
species Glycymeris clarki Nicol, 1951
species Glycymeris connollyi J. R. Tomlin, 1925
species Glycymeris corteziana W. H. Dall, 1916
species Glycymeris cotinga (Iredale, 1939)
species Glycymeris crebeliratus G. B. Sowerby III, 1889
species Glycymeris dampierensis Matsukuma, 1984
species Glycymeris decussata (C. Linnaeus, 1758)
species Glycymeris delessertii L. A. Reeve, 1843
species Glycymeris diomedea W. H. Dall, P. Bartsch & H. A. Rehder, 1938
species Glycymeris exoleta C. Linnaeus, 1758
species Glycymeris flammeus L. A. Reeve, 1843
species Glycymeris formosus (Reeve, 1843)

Glycymeris formosus

species Glycymeris fringilla (Angas, 1872)
species Glycymeris fulgurata R. W. Dunker, 1877
species Glycymeris gigantea L. A. Reeve, 1843
species Glycymeris glycymeris (Linnaeus, 1758) - Dog cockle

Glycymeris glycymeris - Dog cockle

species Glycymeris grayana R. W. Dunker, 1857 - Flame Dog Cockle

Glycymeris grayana - Flame Dog Cockle

species Glycymeris habei Matsukuma, 1984
species Glycymeris hedeleyi Lamy, 1912 - Hedley's Dog Cockle
species Glycymeris holsericus L. A. Reeve, 1843 - Holosericus Dog Cockle
species Glycymeris imperialis T. Kuroda, 1934
species Glycymeris inaequalis Sowerby, 1833
species Glycymeris insubrica (Brocchi, 1814)

Glycymeris insubrica

species Glycymeris keenae Willett, 1943
species Glycymeris labyrintha T. Iredale, 1930
species Glycymeris lamprelli Huber, 2010
species Glycymeris laticostata J. R. C. Quoy & J. P. Gaimard, 1835
species Glycymeris lintea A. A. Olsson, 1961
species Glycymeris lividus L. A. Reeve, 1843

Glycymeris lividus

species Glycymeris longior Sowerby, 1833
species Glycymeris maculata W. J. Broderip, 1832
species Glycymeris maskatensis J. C. Melvill, 1897
species Glycymeris mauia W. H. Dall, P. Bartsch & H. A. Rehder, 1938
species Glycymeris mayi Cotton, 1947

Glycymeris mayi

species Glycymeris migueliana W. H. Dall, 1916
species Glycymeris modesta G. F. Angas, 1879
species Glycymeris molokaia W. H. Dall, P. Bartsch & H. A. Rehder, 1938
species Glycymeris multicostata Sowerby, 1833

Glycymeris multicostata

species Glycymeris muskatensis J. C. Melvill, 1897
species Glycymeris nipponica Yokoyama, 1920
species Glycymeris nummaria (Linnaeus, 1758)
species Glycymeris nux W. H. Dall, P. Bartsch & H. A. Rehder, 1938
species Glycymeris obliqua L. A. Reeve, 1843
species Glycymeris ovatus W. J. Broderip, 1832
species Glycymeris pectunculus C. Linnaeus, 1758
species Glycymeris pennacea J. B. Lamarck, 1819
species Glycymeris persimilis T. Iredale, 1939
species Glycymeris philippii Pallary, 1912
species Glycymeris pilosa (Linnaeus, 1767)

Glycymeris pilosa

species Glycymeris profunda W. H. Dall, 1878
species Glycymeris queenslandica Ch. Hedley, 1906
species Glycymeris queketti G. B. Sowerby III, 1897
species Glycymeris radians J. B. Lamarck, 1819 - Common Dog Cockle

Glycymeris radians - Common Dog Cockle

species Glycymeris reevei Mayer, 1868

Glycymeris reevei

species Glycymeris rotunda R. W. Dunker, 1882
species Glycymeris scripta (Born, 1778)
species Glycymeris septentrionalis A. T. von Middendorff, 1849
species Glycymeris sericata (Reeve, 1843)
species Glycymeris shutoi Matsukuma, 1981
species Glycymeris spectralis Nicol, 1952
species Glycymeris spurca L. A. Reeve, 1843
species Glycymeris stellata (Bruguière, 1789)

Glycymeris stellata

species Glycymeris striatoundata Matsukuma, 1984
species Glycymeris striatularis J. B. Lamarck, 1819 - Striate Bittersweet Clam

Glycymeris striatularis - Striate Bittersweet Clam

species Glycymeris strigilata Sowerby, 1833

Glycymeris strigilata

species Glycymeris subobsoleta P. P. Carpenter, 1864
species Glycymeris subtilis Nicol, 1956
species Glycymeris tenuicostata (Reeve, 1843)
species Glycymeris undata C. Linnaeus, 1758

Glycymeris undata

species Glycymeris vestita R. W. Dunker, 1877
species Glycymeris violaceus J. B. Lamarck, 1819
species Glycymeris vovan Lamy, 1912
species Glycymeris yessoensis G. B. Sowerby III, 1886

Glycymeris yessoensis


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