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Kikaiarca

Bivalvia - Arcida - Arcidae

Taxonomy
Kikaiarca was named by Noda (1966) [Sepkoski's age data: Q Plei R Sepkoski's reference number: 1112]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Anadarinae by Vokes (1980); to Arcidae by Okutaini (2000); and to Arcoida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1966Kikaiarca Noda p. 222
1980Kikaiarca Vokes p. 222
2000Kikaiarca Okutaini p. 855
2002Kikaiarca 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)
familyArcidaeLamarck 1809
genusKikaiarcaNoda 1966

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