Molecular Biology and Genetics
Statistics of barcoding coverage
Specimen Records: 827
Specimens with Sequences: 745
Specimens with Barcodes: 723
Species With Barcodes: 88
Public Records: 290
Public Species: 88
Public BINs: 19
Clams in this family release many juveniles into the surrounding waters that have hatched inside the clams (ovoviviparous). Fertilization is internal. The juveniles are much smaller than those of the related family Sphaeriidae.
- Corbicula Megerle von Mühlfeld, 1811 (central and southern Africa, Central and southern Asia)
- Geloina (southern Asia with Malaysia)
- Cyrenodonax (southern China, Vietnam)
- Cyrenobatissa (northern Vietnam)
- Batissa (Malaysia and Indonesia)
- Corbiculina (eastern Australia)
- Solielletia (Ethiopia)
- Polymesoda Rafinesque, 1820 (Gulf coast, and Atlantic coast of northern South America)
- Neocorbicula Fischer, 1887 (Gulf coast, and Atlantic coast of northern South America)
- Pseudocyrena (Caribbean side of Central America)
- Egetaria (Atlantic coast of South America)
- Villorita (eastern parts of South America)
The family is named after the genus Corbicula.
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