Tivela

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Tivela
Tivela ponderosa 001.jpg
The outside of one valve of Tivela ponderosa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Order: Veneroida
Family: Veneridae
Genus: Tivela
Link, 1815
Species

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Synonyms
  • Trigona Megerle, 1811
  • Trigonella Conrad, 1837

Tivela is a genus of saltwater clams, marine bivalve mollusks in the family Veneridae, the Venus clams.

Species[edit]

According to the World Register of Marine Species, the following species are included in the genus Tivela:[1]

According to the Indo-Pacific Molluscan Database, the following names are also in current use :[2]

Tivela ventricosa

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