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Similodonta

Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Praenuculidae

Taxonomy
Similodonta was named by Soot-Ryen (1964). Its type is Tellinomya similis.

It was assigned to Nuculoida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Praenuculidae by Cox et al. (1969), Toni (1975), Vokes (1980) and Fang (2006).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1964Similodonta Soot-Ryen
1969Similodonta Cox et al. p. N230
1975Similodonta Toni
1980Similodonta Vokes p. 220
2002Similodonta Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Similodonta Fang

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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
genusSimilodontaSoot-Ryen 1964

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