VENERIDAE Index

 
Nota bene that this family will not be sorted by subfamilies, «until a comprehensive phylogenetic hypothesis is available.» (WoRMS)
 

  Amiantis
Anomalocardia
Anomalodiscus
Antigona
Austrovenus
Bassina
Callista
Callocardia
Callpita
Chamelea
Chione
Chionista
Chionopsis
Circe
Circenita
Circomphalus
Clausinella
Cyclina
Dosinia
Eumarcia
Eurhomalea
Ezocallista
Gafrarium
Gemma
Globivenus
Gouldia
Hyphantosoma
Hysteroconcha
Iliochione
Irus
Katelysia
Lamelliconcha
Lepidocardia
Leukoma
Lioconcha
Lirophora
Macrocallista
Marcia
Megapitaria
Mercenaria
Meretrix
Paphia
Paphonotia
Paratapes
Pelecyora
Periglypta
Pitar
Placamen
Polititapes
Ruditapes
Tapes
Tawera
Timoclea
Tivela
Transennella
Venerupis
Venus

 
 
 

  Amiantis Carpenter, 1864 (depths in collection: low tide)

     
 
Amiantis purpurata (Lamarck, 1818)
SE. America
Brasil 55mm
   


  Anomalocardia Schumacher, 1817 (depths in collection: 4m to 8m deep)

   
 
Anomalocardia flexuosa (Linnaeus, 1767)
Caribbean to Brasil
Brasil 22-35mm
Anomalocardia puella (Pfeiffer in Philippi, 1846)
Florida to E. Mexico
Florida 16-20mm
 


  Anomalodiscus Dall, 1902 (depths in collection: low tide)

     
 
Anomalodiscus squamosus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Indo-Pacific
Australia 37mm
   


  Antigona Schumacher, 1817 (depths in collection: 15m deep)

     
 
Antigona lamellaris Schumacher, 1819
Indo-W. Pacific
Okinawa 32mm
   


  Austrovenus Finlay, 1926 (depths in collection: low tide)

   
 
Austrovenus stutchburyi (Wood, 1828)
New Zealand
New Zealand 20,5-33mm
 


  Bassina Jukes-Browne, 1914 (depths in collection: trawled)

 
 
Bassina yatei (J.E. Gray, 1835)
New Zealand
New Zealand 47-59mm
 
 
Bassina yatei (J.E. Gray, 1835)
New Zealand
New Zealand 52mm
Bassina disjecta (Perry, 1811)
S. Australia & Tasmania
Tasmania 32-35mm


  Callista Poli, 1791 (depths in collection: low tide, 15m deep)

 
 
Callista chione (Linnaeus, 1758)
W. Europa to NW. Africa & Mediterranean
Crete 35mm
Callista chione (Linnaeus, 1758) juvenile
W. Europa to NW. Africa & Mediterranean
S. France 18mm
Callista chione (Linnaeus, 1758)
W. Europa to NW. Africa & Mediterranean
W. Morocco 61mm
 
 
Callista erycina (Linnaeus, 1758)
SW. Pacific to Japan
Ryukyu 68-72mm
Callista kingii (J.E. Gray, 1826)
SE. to S. Australia, Tasmania
S. Australia 45mm
 
 
Callista planatella (Lamarck, 1818)
W. Australia to New Caledonia
Australia 60-68mm
   
 
Callista disrupta (Sowerby II, 1853)
Tropical Indo-Pacific
Australia 41mm
Callista multistriata (Sowerby II, 1851)
New Zealand
New Zealand 24mm
 
   
 
Callista umbonella (Lamarck, 1818)
Iran to Oman & Persian Gulf, S. Red Sea, Aden...
Jibuti 33mm – original pictures provided by Ramses1004
 


  Callocardia A. Adams, 1864 (depths in collection: 120m to 150m deep)

 
 
Callocardia guttata A. Adams, 1864
Taiwan to Australia
Taiwan 20mm
Callocardia guttata A. Adams, 1864
Taiwan to Australia
Philippines 18mm


  Callpita Huber, 2010 (depths in collection: 140m deep)

     
 
Callpita eucymata (Dall, 1890)
N. Carolina to Brasil
Brasil 27mm
   


  Chamelea Mörch, 1853 (depths in collection: extreme low tide, 20m to 40m deep)

 
 
Chamelea gallina (Linnaeus, 1758)
Mediterranean & adjacent
S. France 42,5mm
Chamelea gallina (Linnaeus, 1758) juvenile
Mediterranean & adjacent
Crete 15mm
Chamelea gallina (Linnaeus, 1758)
Mediterranean & adjacent
S. Spain 36mm
 
 
Chamelea striatula (da Costa, 1778)
NW. Europa to Canaries & Mediterranean
NW. France 26mm
Chamelea striatula (da Costa, 1778)
NW. Europa to Canaries & Mediterranean
NW. Spain 18mm
Chamelea striatula (da Costa, 1778)
NW. Europa to Canaries & Mediterranean
S. Spain 22mm


  Chione von Mühlfeld, 1811 (depths in collection: intertidal, 80m deep)

   
 
Chione cancellata (Linnaeus, 1767)
Florida to Brasil
Florida 25-28mm
Chione californiensis (Broderip, 1835)
California to W. Panama
W. Mexico 50mm
 


  Chionista Keen, 1958 (depths in collection: intertidal)

   
 
Chionista fluctifraga (Sowerby, 1853)
Gulf of California
Gulf of California 40-45mm
 


  Chionopsis Olsson, 1932 (depths in collection: intertidal, subtidal)

 

 

 
Chionopsis amathusia (Philippi, 1844)
W. Mexico to Peru
W. Mexico 56-61mm
Chionopsis gnidia (Broderip & Sowerby, 1829)
W. Mexico to Peru
W. Panama 58mm – W. Mexico 55mm
Chionopsis pulicaria (Broderip, 1835)
W. Mexico to W. Colombia
W. Mexico 33-42mm
   
 
Chionopsis crenata (Gmelin, 1791)
SE. America
Brasil 65mm
Chionopsis intapurpurea (Conrad, 1849)
N. Carolina to Venezuela, Caribbean...
Venezuela 41mm
 


  Circe Schumacher, 1817 (depths in collection: low tide)

   
 
Circe scripta (Linnaeus, 1758)
Indo-Pacific, S. Japan
Philippines 37-45mm
 
 
 
Circe tumefacta Sowerby, 1851
Indo-Pacific, S. Japan
Singapore 27-30mm
Circe quoyi (Hanley, 1844)
Indo-W. Pacific
Philippines 42mm


  Circenita Jousseaume, 1888 (depths in collection: 1m deep)

   
 
Circenita callipyga (von Born, 1778)
Northern Indian Ocean and adjacent
Al Kuwait 37-48mm
Circenita callipyga (von Born, 1778)
Northern Indian Ocean and adjacent
United Arab Emirates 41-45mm
 


  Circomphalus Klein in Mörch, 1853 (depths in collection: unknown)

 
 
Circomphalus foliaceolamellosus (Dillwyn, 1817)
W. Africa
Sénégal 20-80mm
 
 
Circomphalus foliaceolamellosus (Dillwyn, 1817)
W. Africa
Gambia 39-58mm


  Clausinella J.E. Gray, 1851 (depths in collection: 4m to 50m deep)

 
 
Clausinella fasciata (da Costa, 1778)
NW. Europa to NW. Africa, Mediterranean, Canaries
S. Spain 23mm
Clausinella fasciata (da Costa, 1778) young
NW. Europa to NW. Africa, Mediterranean, Canaries
S. Spain 17,3mm
Clausinella fasciata (da Costa, 1778)
NW. Europa to NW. Africa, Mediterranean, Canaries
Channel Islands 20mm
   
 
Clausinella fasciata (da Costa, 1778) var. brongniartii
Algarve to Mediterranean
S. Spain 18mm
Clausinella fasciata (da Costa, 1778) var. brongniartii
Algarve to Mediterranean
Sardinia 11mm
 


  Cyclina Deshayes, 1850 (depths in collection: shallow water)

 
 
Cyclina sinensis (Gmelin, 1791)
China Sea
Zhejiang 34-36mm
Cyclina flavida Deshayes, 1853
China Sea to Korea
South Korea 40-42mm


  Dosinia Scopoli, 1777 (depths in collection: low tide, 2m to 20m deep)

 
 
Dosinia exoleta (Linnaeus, 1758)
N. Europa to Gabon, Baltic, Mediterranean
S. Spain 42mm
Dosinia exoleta (Linnaeus, 1758)
N. Europa to Gabon, Baltic, Mediterranean
NW. France 52mm
Dosinia exoleta (Linnaeus, 1758)
N. Europa to Gabon, Baltic, Mediterranean
S. France 45mm
 
 
Dosinia lupinus (Linnaeus, 1758)
N. Europa to Ghana, Canarias, Azores, Mediterranean
NE. Italy 27mm
Dosinia lupinus (Linnaeus, 1758)
N. Europa to Ghana, Canarias, Azores, Mediterranean
S. France 25mm
Dosinia lupinus (Linnaeus, 1758)
N. Europa to Ghana, Canarias, Azores, Mediterranean
Corsica 29mm
 
 
Dosinia maoriana Oliver, 1923
New Zealand
New Zealand 50mm
Dosinia lambata Gould, 1850
New Zealand
New Zealand 32mm
   
 
Dosinia anus (Philippi, 1848)
New Zealand
New Zealand 64-66mm
 
 


 
Dosinia concentrica (Born, 1778)
SE. USA, Caribbean
Florida 65mm
Dosinia ponderosa (J.E. Gray, 1838)
W. Mexico to Peru
W. Mexico 104mm
Dosinia japonica (Reeve, 1856)
China Sea, Japan...
Japan 62mm
 
 
Dosinia hepatica (Lamarck, 1818)
Red Sea to S. Africa, Madagascar...
Jibuti 14mm
Dosinia histrio (Gmelin, 1791)
Indo-W. Pacific
Philippines 26-30mm


  Eumarcia Iredale, 1924 (depths in collection: low tide)

 

 
 
Eumarcia paupercula (Holten, 1802)
South-east Africa
Mozambique 34mm
Eumarcia fumigata (Sowerby II, 1853)
Australia
Australia 26mm
 


  Eurhomalea Cossmann, 1920 (depths in collection: extreme low tide, 6m to 7m deep)

   
 
Eurhomalea exalbida (Dillwyn, 1817)
Brasil to Tierra del Fuego
Argentina 71mm
Eurhomalea lenticularis (Broderip & Sowerby, 1835)
Peru to Chile
Chile 62mm
 


  Ezocallista Kira, 1959 (depths in collection: 40m deep)

   
 
Ezocallista brevisiphonata (Carpenter, 1864)
N. Japan to Sakhalin, Okhostk
Sakhalin 110mm
 


  Gafrarium Röding, 1798 (depths in collection: intertidal, 1m to 15m deep)

 
 
Gafrarium savignyi (Jonas, 1846)
Red Sea, E. Mediterranean
W. Israel 35-36mm
Gafrarium divaricatum (Gmelin, 1791)
Indian Ocean to Australia
Singapore 31mm
Gafrarium numulinum (Lamarck, 1818)
N. & W. Australia
NW. Australia 26mm
 
 
Gafrarium pectinatum (Linnaeus, 1758)
Indo-W. Pacific
Philippines 33-33mm
Gafrarium pectinatum (Linnaeus, 1758) young
Indo-W. Pacific
Wallis & Futuna 14,5mm
Gafrarium pectinatum (Linnaeus, 1758)
Indo-W. Pacific
Rodrigues 30mm
 
 
Gafrarium pectinatum (Linnaeus, 1758)
Indo-W. Pacific
Madagascar 34mm
Gafrarium pectinatum Röding, 1798 f. tumidum
Indo-W. Pacific
India 40mm
Gafrarium pectinatum Röding, 1798 f. tumidum
Indo-W. Pacific
Fiji 41mm
     
 
Gafrarium dispar (Holten, 1802)
Indo-W. Pacific
Papua New Guinea 25mm
   


  Gemma Deshayes, 1853 (depths in collection: low tide)

   
 
Gemma gemma (Totten, 1834)
Maine to Venezuela, Caribbean
New York 4-5,25mm
 


  Globivenus Coen, 1934 (syn: Ventricolaria Keen, 1954) (depths in collection: low tide to 16m deep)

   
 
Globivenus effossa (Bivona, 1836)
Mediterranean to Angola and Mid Atlantic islands
S. Spain 25-27mm
Globivenus foresti Fischer-Piette & Testud, 1967
Brasil
Brasil 20mm
 
 

 
 
Globivenus embrithes (Melvill & Standen, 1899)
Australia
Australia 38mm
Globivenus rigida (Dillwyn, 1817)
Florida to Brasil, Caribbean
B_VNRI_156 Brasil 82mm
 


  Gouldia C.B. Adams, 1847 (depths in collection: 1m to 45m deep)

 
 
Gouldia minima (Lamarck, 1818)
Norway to Ivory Coast, to Black Sea, Azores to Cabo Verde
Sardinia 15,5mm
Gouldia minima (Lamarck, 1818)
Norway to Ivory Coast, to Black Sea, Azores to Cabo Verde
NE. Spain 6,5mm
Gouldia minima (Lamarck, 1818)
Norway to Ivory Coast, to Black Sea, Azores to Cabo Verde
NE. Spain 8mm


  Hyphantosoma Dall, 1902 (depths in collection: subtidal)

     
 
Hyphantosoma pollicaris (Carpenter, 1864)
W. Panama to Peru
Ecuador 44mm
   


  Hysteroconcha Römer, 1857 (depths in collection: subtidal)

 

 
 
Hysteroconcha lupanaria (Lesson, 1830)
W. Mexico to Peru
W. Mexico 26-28mm
Hysteroconcha dione (Linnaeus, 1758)
W. Indies, Caribbean
Venezuela 36mm
 


  Iliochione Schumacher, 1817 (depths in collection: low tide)

 
 
Iliochione subrugosa (Wood, 1828)
W. Mexico to Peru
W. Panama 26mm
Iliochione subrugosa (Wood, 1828)
W. Mexico to Peru
W. Mexico 35mm


  Irus F.C. Schmidt, 1818 (depths in collection: low tide, 1m to 3m deep)

 
 
Irus cumingii (Deshayes, 1854)
Queensland to SW. Australia
S. Australia 31mm
Irus irus (Linnaeus, 1758)
E. Atlantic & Mid Atlantic islands to Mediterranean & W. Pacific
Corsica 12-18mm
Irus irus (Linnaeus, 1758)
E. Atlantic & Mid Atlantic islands to Mediterranean & W. Pacific
Wallis & Futuna 9mm


  Katelysia Römer, 1857 (depths in collection: low tide)

     
 
Katelysia rhytiphora (Lamy, 1935)
Australia
Victoria 33mm
   


  Lamelliconcha Dall, 1902 (depths in collection: low tide)

     
 
Lamelliconcha circinata (von Born, 1778)
S. Caribbean to Brasil
Brasil 43mm
   


  Lepidocardia Dall, 1902 (depths in collection: 10m deep)

     
 
Lepidocardia floridella (J.E. Gray, 1838)
W. Sahara to Sénégal...
Mauritania 22-23mm
   


  Leukoma Römer, 1857 (depths in collection: extreme low tide, 3m deep)

 
 
Leukoma grata (Say, 1831)
W. Mexico to Chile
W. Mexico 31-33mm
Leukoma asperrima (Sowerby, 1835)
W. Mexico to Peru
W. Panama 36mm
   
 
Leukoma columbiensis (Sowerby, 1835)
W. Mexico to Peru
W. Panama 39mm
Leukoma metodon (Pilsbry & Lowe, 1932)
W. Panama
W. Panama 45mm
 
   
 
Leukoma antiqua (King & Broderip, 1831)
Argentina to Chile
Argentina 51mm
 


  Lioconcha Mörch, 1853 (depths in collection: 1m to 20m deep)

 
 
Lioconcha castrensis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Indo-Pacific
New Caledonia 45mm
Lioconcha castrensis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Indo-Pacific
Fiji 21-29,5mm
Lioconcha ornata (Dillwyn, 1817)
Indo-Pacific
Thailand 27-30mm
 
 
Lioconcha annettae Lamprell & Whitehead, 1990
Queensland, New Caledonia...
Okinawa 28mm
Lioconcha annettae Lamprell & Whitehead, 1990
Queensland, New Caledonia...
New Caledonia 26-29mm
Lioconcha tigrina (Lamarck, 1818)
E. Africa to S. Japan
Philippines 28mm
   
 
Lioconcha hieroglyphica (Conrad, 1837)
Hawaii, Japan
Hawaii 31mm
Lioconcha polita (Röding, 1798)
Tropical Indo-W. Pacific
New Caledonia 29mm
 


  Lirophora Conrad 1863 (depths in collection: extreme low tide, 6m to 7m deep)

 
 
Lirophora latilirata (Conrad, 1841)
SE. USA to Brasil
Florida 36mm
Lirophora paphia (Linnaeus, 1767)
West Indies to Brasil
Brasil 28-29mm
 
 
Lirophora mariae (d'Orbigny, 1846)
W. Mexico to Ecuador
W. Mexico 16mm
Lirophora kellettii (Hinds, 1845)
W. Mexico to Peru
W. Mexico 38-49mm


  Macrocallista Meek, 1876 (depths in collection: low tide)

   
 
Macrocallista nimbosa (Lightfoot in Solander, 1786)
North Carolina to Texas
Florida 117-128mm
 


  Marcia H. & A. Adams, 1857 (depths in collection: low tide)

 
 
Marcia hiantina (Lamarck, 1818)
Red Sea to Philippines, to Australia
Indonesia 33,5mm
Marcia hiantina (Lamarck, 1818)
Red Sea to Philippines, to Australia
Indonesia 51,5-52mm
 
 
 
Marcia recens (Holten, 1802)
Malaysia, Indonesia to Japan
Malaysia 36,3-37,4mm
Marcia japonica (Gmelin, 1791)
Red Sea to S. Japan, to Queensland
Queensland 41mm
 


  Megapitaria Grant & Gale, 1931 (depths in collection: 18m to 50m deep)

 
 
Megapitaria aurantiaca (Sowerby, 1831)
W. Mexico to Ecuador
W. Panama 55mm
Megapitaria maculata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Florida to Brasil
Brasil 64mm
Megapitaria squalida (Sowerby, 1835)
W. Mexico to Peru
W. Mexico 73mm


  Mercenaria Schumacher, 1817 (depths in collection: trawled)

   
 
Mercenaria mercenaria (Linnaeus, 1758)
NE. America to Mexico, California, NW. Europa to Alborán
Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon 73-75mm
Mercenaria mercenaria (Linnaeus, 1758)
NE. America to Mexico, California, NW. Europa to Alborán
NW. France 82mm
 


  Meretrix Lamarck, 1799 (depths in collection: unknown)

 
 
Meretrix petechialis (Lamarck, 1818)
Korea, Japan, China Sea
Japan 45mm
Meretrix casta (Gmelin, 1791)
India to Thailand
Andaman Sea 44-45mm


  Paphia Röding, 1798 (depths in collection: low tide, 2m to 40m deep)

 
 
Paphia rotundata (Linnaeus, 1758)
India to N. Australia, Philippines
W. Australia 86mm – India 72,6mm
     
 
Paphia euglypta (Philippi, 1847)
Indo-Pacific
Japan 72mm
   
     
 
Paphia schnelliana (Dunker, 1865)
Philippines
Philippines 57mm
   


  Paphonotia Hertlein & Strong, 1948 (depths in collection: shallow water)

     
 
Paphonotia elliptica (Sowerby, 1834)
W. Mexico to Chile
Ecuador 15mm
   


  Paratapes Chiamenti, 1900 (depths in collection: low tide)

 
 
Paratapes undulatus (von Born, 1778)
Red Sea to Japan, to New South Wales
Australia 48-64mm
Paphia textile (Gmalin, 1791)
E. Mediterranean & Red Sea to S. Africa, to W. Pacific
N. Egypt 39-49mm


  Pelecyora Dall, 1902 (depths in collection: 15m deep)

     
 
Pelecyora isocardia (Dunker, 1843)
West Africa
Mauritania 18mm
   


  Periglypta Jukes-Browne, 1914 (depths in collection: intertidal, 1m deep)

 
 
Periglypta reticulata (Linnaeus, 1758)
S. Japan, W. Pacific
Marshall islands 66mm
Periglypta reticulata (Linnaeus, 1758)
S. Japan, W. Pacific
French Polynesia 60mm


  Pitar Römer, 1857 (depths in collection: low tide, 10m to 400m deep)

 
 
Pitar albidus (Gmelin, 1791)
Caribbean to Brasil
Venezuela 44mm
Pitar rudis (Poli, 1795)
SW. Europa to Angola, Mediterranean, Canaries
S. Spain 25mm
Pitar mediterraneus (Aradas & Benoit, 1872)
Mediterranean & adjacent
S. Spain 19mm
 
 
Pitar fulminatus (Menke, 1828)
SE. USA to Brasil
Brasil 20mm
Pitar affinis (Gmelin, 1791)
Indo-W. Pacific
Mozambique 33mm
Pitar perfragilis Pilsbry & Lowe, 1932
W. Mexico to W. Panama
W. Panama 23mm
 
 
Pitar tumens (Gmelin, 1791)
W. Africa
Sénégal 31mm
Pitar tumens (Gmelin, 1791)
W. Africa
Gambia 42mm
Pitar citrinus (Lamarck, 1818)
Japan to N. S. Wales, Andaman to New Caledonia
Philippines 35mm


  Placamen Iredale, 1925 (depths in collection: 10m to 70m deep)

 
 
Placamen lamellatum (Röding, 1798)
Tropical Indo-W. Pacific
Australia 33mm
Placamen lamellatum (Röding, 1798)
Tropical Indo-W. Pacific
Philippines 33mm
Placamen retroversum (Deshayes, 1853)
Red Sea to Japan, to New Caledonia
Philippines 23mm
   
 
Placamen isabellina (Philippi, 1849)
Indonesia, China Sea to Australia
Indonesia 26-26,5mm
 


  Polititapes Chiamenti, 1900 (depths in collection: low tide, 2m to 10m deep)

 
 
Polititapes aureus (Gmelin, 1791)
N. Europa to Mediterranean
S. France 19-21mm
Polititapes aureus (Gmelin, 1791)
N. Europa to Mediterranean
W. Sweden 40mm
Polititapes aureus (Gmelin, 1791) f. texturatus
N. Europa to Mediterranean
W. Sweden 41mm
 
 
Polititapes rhomboides (Pennant, 1777)
N. Europa to Morocco & Mediterranean
Italy 46mm
Polititapes rhomboides (Pennant, 1777) f. sarniensis
English Channel
NW. France 37mm
Polititapes rhomboides (Pennant, 1777)
N. Europa to Morocco & Mediterranean
NW. France 46-47mm


  Ruditapes Chiamenti, 1900 (depths in collection: intertidal to 15m deep)

 
 
Ruditapes decussatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
W. Europa to Sénégal, Mediterranean
Corsica 41-43mm
Ruditapes decussatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
W. Europa to Sénégal, Mediterranean
NW. France 60mm
Ruditapes decussatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
W. Europa to Sénégal, Mediterranean
W. Sweden 32mm
 
 
Ruditapes philippinarum (Adams & Reeves, 1850)
W. Europa to Mediterranean, W. Bering to SE. Asia
NW. France 74mm
Ruditapes philippinarum (Adams & Reeves, 1850)
W. Europa to Mediterranean, W. Bering to SE. Asia
NW. France 56mm
Ruditapes philippinarum (Adams & Reeves, 1850)
W. Europa to Mediterranean, W. Bering to SE. Asia
W. Sweden 33,5mm


  Tapes Von Mühlfeld, 1811 (depths in collection: intertidal, 2m to 8m deep)

 

 
 
Tapes sulcarius (Lamarck, 1818)
Indo-W. Pacific
Australia 30-35mm
Tapes literatus (Linnaeus, 1758) [sic]
Indo-W. Pacific
New Caledonia 50-82mm
 


  Tawera Marwick, 1927 (depths in collection: mesolittoral)

   
 
Tawera elliptica (Lamarck, 1818)
Chile to S. Argentina
Argentina 30mm
 
 

 
 
Tawera spissa (Deshayes, 1835)
S. Australia to New Zealand, Tasmania
New Zealand 20-24mm
 


  Timoclea Brown, 1827 (depths in collection: intertidal, 10m to 45m deep)

 
 
Timoclea subnodulosa (Hanley, 1844)
Indo-W. Pacific
Thailand 19mm
Timoclea ovata (Pennant, 1777)
NW.Europa to Angola, Mediterranean, Black sea
S. Spain 9-13mm
   
 
Timoclea marica (Linnaeus, 1758)
Indo-Pacific
Australia 28mm
Timoclea marica (Linnaeus, 1758)
Indo-Pacific
New Caledonia 24mm
 


  Tivela Link, 1807 (depths in collection: low tide, 20m to 150m deep)

 
 
Tivela mactroides (von Born, 1778)
S. Caribbean to Brasil
Brasil 43mm
Tivela mactroides (von Born, 1778)
S. Caribbean to Brasil
Venezuela 33mm
Tivela zonaria (Lamarck, 1818)
Brasil, Uruguay
Brasil 64mm
 
 
Tivela dentaria (Lamarck, 1818)
Brasil to Argentina
Brasil 27mm
Tivela tripla (Linnaeus, 1777)
Sénégal to Gulf of Guinea
Ghana 26-27mm
Tivela tripla (Linnaeus, 1777)
Sénégal to Gulf of Guinea
Gambia 19-20mm
 
 
Tivela damanoides (Wood, 1828)
SE. Africa
Mozambique 48mm
Tivela fulminata (Bory de Saint-Vincent, 1827)
Brasil
Brasil 58mm
Tivela byronensis (Gray, 1838)
W. Mexico to Ecuador
W. Panama 13mm
   
 
Tivela planulata (Broderip & Sowerby, 1830)
W. Mexico to Ecuador
Ecuador 42mm
Tivela planulata (Broderip & Sowerby, 1830)
W. Mexico to Ecuador
Galapagos 57mm
 


  Transennella Dall, 1883 (depths in collection: 10m to 15m deep)

   
 
Transennella stimpsoni Dall, 1902
S.E. USA to Brasil, Caribbean
Brasil 15mm
Transenella pannosa Dall, 1902
Chile
Chile 24mm
 


  Venerupis Lamarck, 1818 (depths in collection: intertidal, 3m to 50m deep)

 
 
Venerupis dura (Gmelin, 1791)
Sénégal
Sénégal 29-31mm
Venerupis largillierti (Philippi, 1849)
S. Australia, New Zealand
New Zealand 23-27mm
 
 
Venerupis geographica (Gmelin, 1791)
NW. Europa, Baltic to RSA, Mediterranean, Canaries
Corsica 10-15mm
Venerupis geographica (Gmelin, 1791)
NW. Europa, Baltic to RSA, Mediterranean, Canaries
Crete 18mm
Venerupis geographica (Gmelin, 1791)
NW. Europa, Baltic to RSA, Mediterranean, Canaries
Crete 23mm
 
 
Venerupis corrugata (Gmelin, 1791)
Norway to South Africa, to Mediterranean
English Channel 35mm
Venerupis corrugata (Gmelin, 1791)
Norway to South Africa, to Mediterranean
W. France 35-37mm
Venerupis corrugata (Gmelin, 1791)
Norway to South Africa, to Mediterranean
S. France 27-44mm


  Venus Linnaeus, 1758 (depths in collection: 2m to 150m deep)

 


 
Venus chevreuxi Dautzenberg, 1891
Sénégal to Congo
Sénégal 36mm – São Tomé 38mm
Venus casina Linnaeus, 1758
N.Europa to W. Africa, Mediterranean & offshore isl.
Italy 35mm
Venus foveolata Sowerby, 1853 – nom. dub.
Madagascar, Japan, China
Zhejiang 35-40mm
 
 
Venus nux Gmelin, 1791
SW. Europa to Sénégal, Mediterranean, Madeira
NE. Spain 46mm
Venus nux Gmelin, 1791 young
SW. Europa to Sénégal, Mediterranean, Madeira
S. Spain 21mm
Venus nux Gmelin, 1791
SW. Europa to Sénégal, Mediterranean, Madeira
S. Spain 45mm
 
 
Venus verrucosa Linnaeus, 1758 young
N.Europa to S. Africa, Mediterranean & offshore isl.
S. Morocco 25mm
Venus verrucosa Linnaeus, 1758
N.Europa to S. Africa, Mediterranean & offshore isl.
Portugal 45,5mm
Venus verrucosa Linnaeus, 1758
N.Europa to S. Africa, Mediterranean & offshore isl.
NW. France 55mm
 
 
Venus crebrisulca Lamarck, 1818
Morocco to Sénégal
Morocco 31-39mm



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