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Lamarck, 1809

Shell elongate, equivalve, inequilateral: umbones at anterior end. Gaping anteriorly and posteriorly. Ligament external. One or two peg-like cardinal teeth in each valve; lateral teeth present or absent. Adductor scars unequal, anterior typically elongate, posterior small. Pallial sinus present.

Source: Hayward, 1990.

The following subtaxa of this family occur in the region:

Genus Solen
Solen marginatus

Family Solenidae