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Spathelopsis

Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Malletiidae

Taxonomy
Spathelopsis was named by Hoare et al. (1989) [Sepkoski's age data: C Serp-l Sepkoski's reference number: 879].

It was assigned to Malletiidae by Hoare et al. (1989); and to Nuculoida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1989Spathelopsis Hoare et al. p. 586
2002Spathelopsis 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
genusSpathelopsis

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