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Phaenodesmia

Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Malletiidae

Taxonomy
Phaenodesmia was named by Bittner (1894) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Anis Tr Nori Sepkoski's reference number: 94].

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

Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1894Phaenodesmia Bittner p. 4
1980Phaenodesmia Vokes p. 4
2002Phaenodesmia 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
genusPhaenodesmiaBittner 1894

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