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Tanysiphoninae

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Mactridae

Taxonomy
Tanysiphonidae was named by Scarlato and Starobogatov (1971). It is extant.

It was reranked as the subfamily Tanysiphoninae by Bouchet et al. (2010), Carter et al. (2011) and Signorelli and Carter (2016).

It was assigned to Mactroidea by Nevesskaja (2009); and to Mactridae by Bouchet et al. (2010), Carter et al. (2011) and Signorelli and Carter (2016).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1971Tanysiphonidae Scarlato and Starobogatov
2009Tanysiphonidae Nevesskaja
2010Tanysiphoninae Bouchet et al.
2011Tanysiphoninae Carter et al. p. 16
2016Tanysiphoninae Signorelli and Carter p. 209 figs. Table 1

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Gray 1854)
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
RankNameAuthor
CardioniFerussac 1822
CardiidiaFerussac 1822
CardiataFerussac 1822
superorderCardiiformiiFerussac 1822
orderCardiidaFerussac 1822
suborderCardiidinaFerussac 1822
Veneroidei(Gray 1854)
VeneroiteiGray 1854
superfamilyMactroidea(Lamarck 1809)
familyMactridaeLamarck 1809
subfamilyTanysiphoninae(Scarlato and Starobogatov 1971)
subfamilyTanysiphoninae(Scarlato and Starobogatov 1971)

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