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Waldo paucitentaculatus - ZooKeys-316-067-g003.jpeg
Waldo paucitentaculatus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order: Veneroida
Superfamily: Galeommatoidea
Family: Galeommatidae
Gray, 1840

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Galeommatidae is a family of small and very small saltwater clams, marine bivalve molluscs in the order Veneroida. They are related to the zebra mussels.

Genera and species[edit]

Genera and species within the family Galeommatidae include:


  1. ^ Gofas, S.; Bouchet, P. (2014). Galeomma Turton, 1825. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at on 2014-12-31
  2. ^ Valentich-Scott, Paul; Ó Foighil, Diarmaid; Li, Jingchun (12 July 2013). "Where's Waldo? A new commensal species, Waldo arthuri (Mollusca, Bivalvia, Galeommatidae), from the Northeastern Pacific Ocean". ZooKeys. 316: 67–80. doi:10.3897/zookeys.316.4256. PMC 3713335. PMID 23878515. Retrieved 21 July 2013.