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Penicillidae (disused)

Bivalvia - Pandorida - Penicillidae

Taxonomy
Penicillidae was named by Gray (1858). It is extant.

It was assigned to Clavagelloidea by Bouchet et al. (2010) and Carter et al. (2011).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1858Penicillidae Gray
2010Penicillidae Bouchet et al.
2011Penicillidae Carter et al. p. 18

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
RankNameAuthor
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
CardioniFerussac 1822
CardiidiaFerussac 1822
PoromyataRidewood 1903
orderPandoridaStewart 1930
superfamilyClavagelloidea(d'Orbigny 1844)
familyPenicillidaeGray 1858
familyPenicillidaeGray 1858

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