Spheniinae

Zhang, Jun-Long, Xu, Feng-Shan & Liu, Rui-Yu, 2012, The Myidae (Mollusca, Bivalvia) from Chinese waters with description of a new species, Zootaxa 3383, pp. 39-60: 53

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.281734

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03F68795-E243-7935-09BE-F94AFB9B20B1

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Spheniinae
status

 

Subfamily Spheniinae  F. R. Bernard, 1983

Diagnosis. Shell small, inflated, ovate to ovate-elongate, usually distorted; posterior area truncated, with narrow gape; sculpture of irregular commarginal striae; hinge of left valve with flattened chondrophore, right valve with a small resilifer; pallial line discontinuous, pallial sinus shallow to moderately deep.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Mollusca

Class

Bivalvia

Order

Myoida

Family

Myidae