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Alytodonta

Bivalvia - Arcida - Parallelodontidae

Discussion

Replacement name for "Cyrtodontia gibbosa Salter" (Hind, 1910), for which the specimen was originally identified, although the species combination was never formally described and is hence considered nomen nudum by Cope (1997).

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Taxonomy
Alytodonta was named by Cope (1997) [Sepkoski's age data: S Ldov-l]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Parallelodontidae by Cope (1997); and to Arcoida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1997Alytodonta Cope p. 739
2002Alytodonta Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
RankNameAuthor
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassPteriomorphia(Beurlen 1944)
OstreomorphiFerussac 1822
ArcioniGray 1854
orderArcida(Stoliczka 1871)
superfamilyArcoidea(Lamarck 1809)
familyParallelodontidaeDall 1898
genusAlytodonta

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