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Ctenodonta

Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Ctenodontidae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1847Tellinomya Hall
1852Ctenodonta Salter p. 64
1862Nucula (Tellinomya) Hall p. 55
1916Ctenodonta Raymond
1934Ctenodonta Isberg
1960Ctenodonta Soot-Ryen and Soot-Ryen p. 85
1969Ctenodonta Cox et al. p. N228
1975Ctenodonta Toni
1977Ctenodonta Hayami and Kase
1980Ctenodonta Vokes p. 1
1991Ctenodonta Babin and Gutiérrez-Marco p. 111
2002Ctenodonta Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Ctenodonta Fang

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classBivalvia
orderProtobranchiaPelseneer 1889
superorderNuculiformiiDall 1889
orderSolemyidaNewell 1965
superfamilySolemyoideaAdams and Adams 1857
familyCtenodontidaeDall 1889
genusCtenodontaSalter 1852

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
C Babin and J C Gutiérrez-Marco 1991Nuculaniform ctenodontids lacking prominent concentric ornament.