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Philobrya

Bivalvia - Arcida - Philobryidae

Taxonomy
Philobrya was named by Carpenter (1872) [Sepkoski's age data: T Mi-l-u R Sepkoski's reference number: 1112]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Arcoida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Philobryidae by Grant and Gale (1931), Vokes (1980), Lamprell and Healy (1998), Coan et al. (2000) and Spencer et al. (2004).

Synonyms
  • Bryophila was named by Carpenter (1864) [HISTORY: Name preoccupied, replaced by Philobrya Cooper 1867 [Coan et al. 2000].]. It is extant.

    It was replaced with Philobrya by Coan et al. (2000).
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1864Bryophila Carpenter
1872Philobrya Carpenter
1931Philobrya Grant and Gale p. 148
1980Philobrya Vokes p. 22
1998Philobrya Lamprell and Healy p. 70
2000Philobrya Coan et al. pp. 150, 151
2002Philobrya Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Philobrya Spencer 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)
superfamilyPhilobryoideaBernard 1897
familyPhilobryidaeBernard 1897
genusPhilobryaCarpenter 1872

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