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Afganodesma

Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Praenuculidae

Taxonomy
Afganodesma was named by Termier and Termier (1971) [Sepkoski's age data: O Aren Sepkoski's reference number: 98,1046].

It was assigned to Praenuculidae by Vokes (1980); and to Nuculoida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1971Afganodesma Termier and Termier p. 146
1980Afganodesma Vokes p. 220
2002Afganodesma Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classBivalvia
orderProtobranchiaPelseneer 1889
superorderNuculiformiiDall 1889
orderNuculida(Dall 1889)
superfamilyNuculoidea(Gray 1824)
familyPraenuculidaeMcAlester 1968
genusAfganodesmaTermier and Termier 1971

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