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Volupia

Bivalvia - Lucinida - Lucinidae

Taxonomy
Volupia was named by Defrance (1829) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-m T Eo-u]. Its type is Lucina tabulata.

It was assigned to Lucininae by Cox et al. (1969); and to Veneroida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1829Volupia Defrance
1902Gradilucina Cossmann
1969Volupia Cox et al. p. 499
2002Volupia Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
RankNameAuthor
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
CardioniFerussac 1822
LucinidiaGray 1854
orderLucinida(Stoliczka 1871)
superfamilyLucinoideaFleming 1828
familyLucinidaeFleming 1828
subfamilyLucininaeFleming 1828
genusVolupiaDefrance 1829

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