Thracia phaseolina, from here.

Belongs within: Pholadomyoida.

The Thraciidae are a group of usually deep water bivalves with a tightly closing shell found buried in mud or silt.

Thraciidae [Thracioidea] P61
    |–Parvithracia Finlay 1927 P61
    |    |–*P. suteri Finlay 1927 P61 [=Montacuta triquetra Suter 1913 non Verrill & Bush 1898 F27b, *P. triquetra P61]
    |    `–P. cuneata Powell 1937 P61
    |–Thraciopsis TW07
    |    |–T. angustata Angas 1867 TW07
    |    `–T. speciosa (Angas 1869) [=Thracia speciosa] H09
    |–Cyathodonta PP78
    |    |–C. dubiosa Dall 1915 PP78
    |    |–C. plicata [=Thracia plicata] C64
    |    |–C. semirugosa WE63
    |    `–C. undulata Conrad 1854 C64
    `–Thracia Blainville 1824 [incl. Eximiothracia Iredale 1924] P61
         |–*T. corbuloidea P61
         |–T. alciope Angas 1872 TW07
         |–T. convexa N79
         |–T. curta [incl. T. trapezoides] C64
         |–T. dissimilis G79
         |–T. distorta PC11
         |–T. haasti Woods 1917 [=Eximiothracia haasti] F27a
         |–T. mactropsis Conrad 1856 C64
         |–T. magna M. & M. 1921 [=Eximiothracia magna] F27a
         |–T. modesta Angas 1867 H09
         |–T. papyracea [=Tellina papyracea] J64
         |–T. phaseolina N79 [=Amphidesma phaseolina J64]
         |–T. pubescens BBB-S95
         |–T. septentrionalis Jeffreys 1872 [=T. truncata Mighels & Adams 1842 non Brown 1827] J49
         |–T. squamosa C64
         |–T. vegrandis M. & M. 1919 [=Eximiothracia vegrandis] F27a
         |–T. villosiuscula N79 [=Anatina villosiuscula J64, T. papyracea var. villosiuscula J64]
         `–T. vitrea (Hutton 1873) P61

Nomen nudum: Thracia obtusa Mighels 1841 J49

*Type species of generic name indicated


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[C64] Carpenter, P. P. 1864. Supplementary report on the present state of our knowledge with regard to the Mollusca of the west coast of North America. Report of the British Association for the Advancement of Science 33: 517–686.

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[J64] Jeffreys, J. G. 1864. The Upper Tertiary fossils at Uddevalla, in Sweden. Report of the British Association for the Advancement of Science 33 (Notices and Abstracts): 73–79.

[J49] Johnson, R. I. 1949. Jesse Wedgwood Mighels with a bibliography and a catalogue of his species. Occasional Papers on Mollusks 1 (14): 213–231.

[N79] Norman, A. M. 1879. The Mollusca of the fiords near Bergen, Norway. Journal of Conchology 2: 8–77.

[PC11] Plazzi, F., A. Ceregato, M. Taviani & M. Passamonti. 2011. A molecular phylogeny of bivalve mollusks: ancient radiations and divergences as revealed by mitochondrial genes. PLoS One 6 (11): e27147.

[PP78] Poorman, F. L., & L. H. Poorman. 1978. Additional molluscan records from Bahía de Los Angeles, Baja California Norte. Veliger 20 (4): 369–374.

[P61] Powell, A. W. B. 1961. Shells of New Zealand: An illustrated handbook 4th ed. Whitcombe and Tombs Limited: Christchurch.

[TW07] Taylor, J. D., S. T. Williams, E. A. Glover & P. Dyal. 2007. A molecular phylogeny of heterodont bivalves (Mollusca: Bivalvia: Heterodonta): new analyses of 18S and 28S rRNA genes. Zoologica Scripta 36 (6): 587–606.

[WE63] Warmke, G. L., & D. S. Erdman. 1963. Records of marine mollusks eaten by bonefish in Puerto Rican waters. Nautilus 76 (4): 115–120.

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