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Glycymeris (Axinola)

Bivalvia - Arcida - Glycymerididae

Taxonomy
Axinola was named by Hertlein and Grant (1972) [Sepkoski's age data: T Ol-u R Sepkoski's reference number: 1112]. It is extant.

It was reranked as Glycymeris (Axinola) by Hertlein and Grant (1972) and Coan et al. (2000).

It was assigned to Glycymeridinae by Vokes (1980); to Glycymeris by Hertlein and Grant (1972) and Coan et al. (2000); and to Arcoida by Sepkoski (2002).

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1972Axinola Hertlein and Grant
1972Glycymeris (Axinola) Hertlein and Grant p. 159
1980Axinola Vokes p. 223
2000Glycymeris (Axinola) Coan et al. p. 142
2002Axinola 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)
familyGlycymerididaeNewton 1922
genusGlycymerisDa Costa 1778
subgenusAxinola(Hertlein and Grant 1972)

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