Thraciidae

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Thraciidae
Thracia convexa (Sowerby).jpg
Thracia convexa Wood from Illustrated Index of British Shells
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Bivalvia
Subclass: Heterodonta
Order: Anomalodesmata
Superfamily: Thracioidea
Family: Thraciidae
Stoliczka, 1870
Genera

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Thraciidae is a taxonomic family of small saltwater clams, marine bivalves in the order Anomalodesmata.

Selected genera and species

Genera and species within the family Thraciidae include:

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Euheterodonta infraclass of molluscs

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