List of marine molluscs of Brazil

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The list of marine molluscs of Brazil is a partial list of saltwater species that form a part of the molluscan fauna of Brazil. This list does not include the land or freshwater molluscs.


Gastropods[edit]

List of marine gastropods:

Haliotidae

Fissurellidae

Littorinidae

Turbinellidae (complete)[1]

Strombidae[2]

Melongenidae

Tonnidae

Bivalvia[edit]

Species of bivalves include:[3]

Family Anomiidae
Family Arcidae
Family Donacidae
Iphigenia brasiliensis
Family Glycymerididae
Family Limopsidae
Family Ostreidae
Family Pectinidae
Family Philobryidae
Family Propeamussiidae
Family Semelidae
Family Tellinidae
Family Veneridae

Polyplacophora[edit]

Species of polyplacophorans include:[3][4]

Family Acanthochitonidae
Family Chaetopleuridae
Family Ischnochitonidae
Family Tonicellidae

See also[edit]

Lists of molluscs of surrounding countries:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Matthews-Cascon H., Rocha-Barreira C. de A., Meirelles C., Bigatti G. & Penchaszadeh P. (March–April) 2009. Description of the Ootheca of Turbinella laevigata (Mollusca, Gastropoda). Brazilian Archives of Biology and Technology, 52(2): 359-364.
  2. ^ http://www.conchasbrasil.org.br/english/conchology/especies.asp?family=STROMBIDAE accessed 20 September 2009
  3. ^ a b Amaral, A. C. Z.; Rizzo, A. E.; Arruda, E. P. (2005). "Classe Polyplacophora". Manual de Identificação dos Invertebrados Marinhos da Região Sudeste-Sul do Brasil (in Portuguese). 1. São Paulo: EDUSP. p. 288. ISBN 85-314-0894-6. 
  4. ^ "Conquiliologistas do Brasil" (in Portuguese). 2010. Retrieved 15 March 2010. 

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