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.

|--Phragmorisma watsoniBRW98
|--Thraciopsis angustata Angas 1867TW07
|--Parvithracia Finlay 1927P61
| |--*P. suteri Finlay 1927P61 [=Montacuta triquetra Suter 1913 non Verrill & Bush 1898F27b, *P. triquetraP61]
| `--P. cuneata Powell 1937P61
| |--A. huaughaensis Xu 1989XZ10
| `--A. villosiorC64
| |--C. dubiosa Dall 1915PP78
| |--C. plicata [=Thracia plicata]C64
| |--C. semirugosaWE63
| `--C. undulata Conrad 1854C64
`--Thracia Blainville 1824P61 [incl. Cetothrax Iredale 1949BRW98, Eximiothracia Iredale 1924P61]
|--*T. corbuloidea Blainville 1824D56
|--T. alciope Angas 1872TW07
|--T. conradiBRW98
|--T. convexaN79
|--T. curta [incl. T. trapezoides]C64
|--T. dissimilisG79
|--T. distortaPC11
|--T. haasti Woods 1917 [=Eximiothracia haasti]F27a
|--T. mactropsis Conrad 1856C64
|--T. magna M. & M. 1921 [=Eximiothracia magna]F27a
|--T. meridionalisBRW98
|--T. modesta Angas 1867H09 [=Eximiothracia modestaBRW98]
|--T. ovalisBRW98
|--T. papyracea [=Tellina papyracea]J64
|--T. persacrosaBRW98
|--T. phaseolinaN79 [=Amphidesma phaseolinaJ64]
|--T. pubescensBBB-S95
|--T. septentrionalis Jeffreys 1872 [=T. truncata Mighels & Adams 1842 non Brown 1827]J49
|--T. speciosa Angas 1869D56, H09 [=*Eximiothracia speciosaD56, Thraciopsis speciosaH09]
|--T. squamosaC64
|--T. vegrandis M. & M. 1919 [=Eximiothracia vegrandis]F27a
|--T. villosiusculaN79 [=Anatina villosiusculaJ64, T. papyracea var. villosiusculaJ64]
`--T. vitrea (Hutton 1873)P61 [=Lyonsia vitreaD56, Eximiothracia vitreaD56]

Nomen nudum: Thracia obtusa Mighels 1841J49

*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.

[D56] Dell, R. K. 1956. The archibenthal Mollusca of New Zealand. Dominion Museum Bulletin 18: 1–235.

[F27a] Finlay, H. J. 1927a. A further commentary on New Zealand molluscan systematics. Transactions and Proceedings of the New Zealand Institute 57: 320–485.

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[G79] Guppy, R. J. L. 1879. First sketch of a marine invertebrate fauna of the Gulf of Paria and its neighbourhood. Part I.—Mollusca. Journal of Conchology 2: 151–172.

[H09] Hedley, C. 1909. The Marine Fauna of Queensland: Address by the President of Section D. Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science: Brisbane.

[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.

[XZ10] Xu, F., & J. Zhang. 2010. Study on the bivalve faunal composition of the Yellow Sea and Bohai Sea. In: China-Russia Bilateral Symposium: Proceedings of the China-Russia Bilateral Symposium of “Comparison on Marine Biodiversity in the Northwest Pacific Ocean”, 10–11 October 2010, Qingdao (China) pp. 7–12. Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences; A. V. Zhirmunsky Institute of Marine Biology, Far East Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

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