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Parallelodon

Bivalvia - Arcida - Parallelodontidae

Taxonomy
Parallelodon was named by Meek and Worthen (1866) [Sepkoski's age data: P Leon-u J Tith Sepkoski's reference number: 93,1066]. Its type is Macrodon rugosus.

It was assigned to Arcoida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Parallelodontinae by Vokes (1980), Anelli et al. (2006) and Scholz et al. (2008).

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Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1866Parallelodon Meek and Worthen
1882Macrodon Buckman p. 98
1980Parallelodon jiaozishanensis Lan and Xu p. 5
1980Parallelodon guizhouensis Lan and Xu p. 13
1980Parallelodon Vokes p. 16
2002Parallelodon Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Macrodon Sepkoski, Jr. p. 92
2006Parallelodon Anelli et al. p. 1127
2008Parallelodon Scholz et al.

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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
subfamilyParallelodontinaeDall 1898
genusParallelodon

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