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Table 2 List of Heterodonta species with telocentric chromosomes

From: Cytogenetic characterisation of the razor shells Ensis directus (Conrad, 1843) and E. minor (Chenu, 1843) (Mollusca: Bivalvia)

Taxa an diploid chromosome number No. of telocentric pairs Authors No. of 18S–28S loci (FISH)
Family CARDIIDAE
 Cerastoderma edule (2n = 38) 3 Insua and Thiriot-Quievreux (1992), Insua et al. (1999) 1
Family CARDITIDAE
 Cyclocardia astartoides (2n = 30) 10 Thiriot-Quievreux et al. (1990)  
Family CYAMIIDAE
 Kidderia bisulcata (2n = 38) 5 Thiriot-Quievreux et al. (1988a)  
 Kidderia minuta (2n = 36) 5 Thiriot-Quievreux et al. (1988a)  
Family DONACIDAE
 Donax trunculus (2n = 38) 1 Martínez et al. (2002) 1
Family LASAEIDAE
 Lasaea australis (2n = 36) 5 Thiriot-Quievreux (1992)  
 Lasaea colmani (2n = 40) 1 Ó Foighil and Thiriot-Quievreux (1999)  
 Lasaea consanguinea (2n = 100–120)a 4 Thiriot-Quievreux et al. (1988b)  
 Lasaea rubra (n = 63–340)a 9 Thiriot-Quievreux et al. (1989)  
Family MACTRIDAE
 Mulinia lateralis (2n = 38) 19 Wang and Guo (2008) 2
Family PHARIDAE
 Ensis directus (2n = 38) 2 Present work 1
 Ensis magnus (E. arcuatus) (2n = 38) 7 Fernández-Tajes et al. (2008) 1
 Ensis minor (2n = 38) 8 Present work 1
 Ensis siliqua (2n = 38) 9 Fernández-Tajes et al. (2008) 1
Family SEMELIIDAE
 Scrobicularia plana (2n = 38) 1 Cornet and Soulard (1989)  
Family SOLECURTIDAE
 Sinonovacula constricta (2n = 38) 1 Wang et al. (1998)  
Family SOLENIDAE
 Solen grandis (2n = 38)b 2 Sun et al. (2003)  
 Solen linearis (2n = 38)b 2 Chen et al. (2008)  
 Solen marginatus (2n = 38) 2 Fernández-Tajes et al. (2003) 2
Family TEREDINIDIAE
 Teredo utriculus (2n = 38) 14 Vitturi et al. (1983)  
Family VENERIDAE
 Chamelea gallina (2n = 38) 4 Corni and Trentini (1986)  
 Circe scripta (2n = 38) 3 Ebied and Aly (2004)  
 Cyclina sinensis (2n = 36)b 11 Wang et al. (2001)  
 Meretrix meretrix (2n = 38)b 3 Wu et al. (2002)  
 Ruditapes aureus (V. aurea) (2n = 38) 1 Borsa and Thiriot-Quievreux (1990), Carrilho et al. (2011) 1
 Ruditapes decussatus (2n = 38) 5 Ebied and Aly (2004)  
 Tapes rhomboides (2n = 38) 4 Carrilho et al. (2011) 1
 Venerupis rhomboides (2n = 38) 3 Insua and Thiriot-Quievreux (1992)  
 Venus verrucosa (2n = 38) 4 Ebied and Aly (2004)  
  1. aDifferent levels of polyploidy
  2. bIn Chinese; only abstract in English