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Metis

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Tellinidae

Taxonomy
Metis was named by Adams and Adams (1856). It is extant.

It was reranked as Tellina (Metis) by Noetling (1901).

It was assigned to Tellina by Noetling (1901); and to Tellinidae by Adams and Adams (1856), Glenn (1904) and Gardner (1947).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1856Metis Adams and Adams
1901Tellina (Metis) Noetling p. 216
1904Metis Glenn p. 301
1947Metis Gardner p. 200

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
RankNameAuthor
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
CardioniFerussac 1822
CardiidiaFerussac 1822
CardiataFerussac 1822
superorderCardiiformiiFerussac 1822
orderCardiidaFerussac 1822
suborderCardiidinaFerussac 1822
CardioideiFerussac 1822
superfamilyTellinoidea(Blainville 1814)
familyTellinidaeBlainville 1814
genusMetisAdams and Adams 1856

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available