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Family: Thyasiridae (See list of species below)

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59 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Adontorhina cyclia
[circle axinopsid]
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Adontorhina pisum
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Adontorhina sphaericosa
[inflated axinopsid]
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Axinodon symmetros
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Axinopsida cordata
[heart axinopsid]
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Axinopsida orbiculata
[orbicular axinopsid]
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Axinopsida serricata
[lenticular axinopsid]
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Axinulus careyi
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Axinulus croulinensis
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Axinulus cycladius
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Axinulus eumyarius
[mya cleftclam]
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Axinulus redondoensis
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Axinus grandis
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Conchocele bisecta
[giant cleftclam]
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Genaxinus bongraini
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Genaxinus cookianus
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Genaxinus debilis
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Genaxinus otagoensis
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Leptaxinus ferruginosus
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Leptaxinus incrassatus
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Leptaxinus minutus
[minute axinopsid]
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Leptaxinus subovatus
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Maorithyas flemingi
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Maorithyas marama
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Mendicula ferruginosa
[rusty axinopsid]
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Mendicula ovata
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Parathyasira neozelanica
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Thyasira alleni
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Thyasira barbarensis
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Thyasira biplicata
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Thyasira brevis
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Thyasira conia
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Thyasira cumingii
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Thyasira cycladia
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Thyasira dearborni
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Thyasira debilis
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Thyasira dunbari
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Thyasira equalis
[equal cleftclam]


Thyasira falklandica
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Thyasira flexuosa
[flexuose cleftclam]
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Thyasira gouldii
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Thyasira grandis
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Thyasira granulosa
[granulose cleftclam]
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Thyasira miyadii
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Thyasira oblonga
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Thyasira obsoleta
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Thyasira ovoidea
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Thyasira peregrina
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Thyasira perplicata
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Thyasira planata
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Thyasira pygmaea
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Thyasira sarsi
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Thyasira sarsii
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Thyasira striata
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Thyasira subovata
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Thyasira succisa
[cut-off cleftclam]
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Thyasira tokunagai
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Thyasira trisinuata
[Atlantic cleftclam]
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Thyasira waikanae
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59 Species of Family Thyasiridae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Adontorhina cyclia circle axinopsid East Pacific.
Adontorhina pisum Southeast Pacific
Adontorhina sphaericosa inflated axinopsid East Pacific.
Axinodon symmetros Northern Atlantic
Axinopsida cordata heart axinopsid Western Atlantic
Axinopsida orbiculata orbicular axinopsid Arctic, Northern Atlantic
Axinopsida serricata lenticular axinopsid Northeast Pacific, Panarc 0.8 SHL
Axinulus careyi Northeast Atlantic and th
Axinulus croulinensis Mediterranean Sea
Axinulus cycladius Mediterranean Sea
Axinulus eumyarius mya cleftclam Northeast Atlantic and th
Axinulus redondoensis Northeast Atlantic
Axinus grandis Atlantic Ocean. 2.1 DL
Conchocele bisecta giant cleftclam Pacific Ocean and Western 11 SHL
Genaxinus bongraini Antarctic Atlantic
Genaxinus cookianus Southwest Pacific
Genaxinus debilis Southern Pacific, Southwe 0.3 SHL
Genaxinus otagoensis Southwest Pacific
Leptaxinus ferruginosus Mediterranean Sea
Leptaxinus incrassatus Mediterranean Sea
Leptaxinus minutus minute axinopsid Western Atlantic
Leptaxinus subovatus Mediterranean Sea
Maorithyas flemingi Southwest Pacific
Maorithyas marama Southwest Pacific
Mendicula ferruginosa rusty axinopsid Arctic, Northeast Atlanti 0.2 DL
Mendicula ovata Western Atlantic.
Parathyasira neozelanica Southwest Pacific
Thyasira alleni Northeast Atlantic and th
Thyasira barbarensis Northeast Atlantic
Thyasira biplicata Mediterranean Sea.
Thyasira brevis Northeast Atlantic 0.65 DL
Thyasira conia Western Atlantic. 0.55 DL
Thyasira cumingii Western Pacific.
Thyasira cycladia Atlantic Ocean.
Thyasira dearborni Antarctica Pacific 0.5 SHL
Thyasira debilis Antarctic Atlantic
Thyasira dunbari Atlantic Ocean. 0.8 DL
Thyasira equalis equal cleftclam Arctic and Northern Atlan 0.6 DL
Thyasira falklandica Southwest Atlantic and th
Thyasira flexuosa flexuose cleftclam Northeast Atlantic, North 1.2 SHL
Thyasira gouldii Pacific Ocean, Atlantic O 0.58 DL
Thyasira grandis Mediterranean Sea
Thyasira granulosa granulose cleftclam North America and Mediter
Thyasira miyadii Northwest Pacific
Thyasira oblonga Mediterranean Sea.
Thyasira obsoleta Mediterranean Sea.
Thyasira ovoidea Western Atlantic
Thyasira peregrina Southwest Pacific
Thyasira perplicata Mediterranean Sea.
Thyasira planata Mediterranean Sea.
Thyasira pygmaea Western Atlantic 0.2 DL
Thyasira sarsi Northeast Atlantic and th
Thyasira sarsii Atlantic Ocean. 2.35 DL
Thyasira striata Mediterranean Sea.
Thyasira subovata Mediterranean Sea.
Thyasira succisa cut-off cleftclam North America and the Med
Thyasira tokunagai Northwest Pacific
Thyasira trisinuata Atlantic cleftclam Eastern Pacific and Weste
Thyasira waikanae Southwest Pacific



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