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Dystactella

Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Ctenodontidae

Taxonomy
Dystactella was named by Hall and Whitfield (1872) [Sepkoski's age data: O Llde D Give-l Sepkoski's reference number: 977].

It was assigned to Ctenodontidae by Vokes (1980); and to Solemyoida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1872Dystactella Hall and Whitfield p. 192
1980Dystactella Vokes p. 1
2002Dystactella Sepkoski, Jr.

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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
genusDystactellaHall and Whitfield 1872

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