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Septibranchia (disused)

Bivalvia -

Taxonomy
Septibranchia was named by Pelseneer (1888) [COMMENTS: Spelt Septibranchia in Bieler and Mikkelson 2006; Septibranchida in Coan et al. 2000 multiple times; was entered as Septibranchoidea, with a superfamily affix.]. It is extant.

It was reranked as the superorder Septibranchia by Nevesskaja (2009); it was reranked as the unranked clade Septibranchia by Bieler and Mikkelsen (2006), Bouchet et al. (2010) and Hickman (2014).

It was assigned to Anomalodesmata by Ward and Blackwelder (1987) and Coan et al. (2000); to Heterodonta by Bieler and Mikkelsen (2006); to Bivalvia by Nevesskaja (2009); to Pholadomyida by Bouchet et al. (2010); and to Anomalodesmata by Hickman (2014).

Sister taxa
Cuspidarioida, Verticordioida

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1888Septibranchia Pelseneer
1987Septibranchia Ward and Blackwelder p. 131
2000Septibranchia Coan et al. pp. 516, 545
2006Septibranchia Bieler and Mikkelsen p. 231
2009Septibranchia Nevesskaja
2010Septibranchia Bouchet et al.
2014Septibranchia Hickman p. 5

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Gray 1854)
subclassHeterodontaNeumayr 1884
Septibranchia(Pelseneer 1888)
Septibranchia(Pelseneer 1888)

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