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Arisaigia

Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Malletiidae

Taxonomy
Arisaigia was named by McLearn (1918) [Sepkoski's age data: S Wenl-l].

It was assigned to Malletiidae by Cox et al. (1969) and Vokes (1980); and to Nuculoida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1918Arisaigia McLearn p. 139
1969Arisaigia Cox et al. p. N233
1980Arisaigia Vokes p. 3
2002Arisaigia Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classBivalvia
orderProtobranchiaPelseneer 1889
superorderNuculaniformiiCarter et al. 2000
orderNuculanida(Carter et al. 2000)
superfamilyNuculanoideaAdams and Adams 1858
familyMalletiidaeAdams and Adams 1858
genusArisaigiaMcLearn 1918

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