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Compendium of Bivalves 2. A full-color guide to the remaining seven families. A systematic listing of 8'500 bivalve species and 10'500 synonyms


Huber, Markus (2015). Compendium of Bivalves 2. A full-color guide to the remaining seven families. A systematic listing of 8'500 bivalve species and 10'500 synonyms. Harxheim: ConchBooks.

Abstract

This book completes "Compendium of Bivalves, Volume 1" published in 2010. It adds the 7 families (Thyasiridae, Lucinidae, Galeommatidae, Tellinidae, Cyrenidae, Ungulinidae, Teredinidae) missing from volume 1. It contains major additions and rectifications to the families treated in 2010. It completes the tabulation of biodiversity and biogeography of global Bivalvia. The book now contains the data and synonyms of all marine and brackish water bivalves recognized by the author. Overall 8'500 valid species and 10'500 additional synonymous names are systematically listed with all data currently available. Altogether 45 new species, 33 new genera, 6 new subfamilies and 1 new family are proposed within this book.

Abstract

This book completes "Compendium of Bivalves, Volume 1" published in 2010. It adds the 7 families (Thyasiridae, Lucinidae, Galeommatidae, Tellinidae, Cyrenidae, Ungulinidae, Teredinidae) missing from volume 1. It contains major additions and rectifications to the families treated in 2010. It completes the tabulation of biodiversity and biogeography of global Bivalvia. The book now contains the data and synonyms of all marine and brackish water bivalves recognized by the author. Overall 8'500 valid species and 10'500 additional synonymous names are systematically listed with all data currently available. Altogether 45 new species, 33 new genera, 6 new subfamilies and 1 new family are proposed within this book.

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Contributors:Annie Langleit, Kurt Kreipl
Item Type:Monograph
Communities & Collections:07 Faculty of Science > Institute of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies
Dewey Decimal Classification:570 Life sciences; biology
590 Animals (Zoology)
Language:English
Date:May 2015
Deposited On:05 Jun 2015 09:15
Last Modified:05 Apr 2016 19:16
Publisher:ConchBooks
Number of Pages:907
ISBN:978-3939767633
Related URLs:http://www.conchbooks.de/?t=53&u=36699 (Publisher)

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