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Phthonia

Bivalvia - Mytilida - Mytilidae

Taxonomy
Phthonia was named by Hall and Whitfield (1869) [Sepkoski's age data: D Emsi D Fras].

It was assigned to Mytiloida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Mytilidae by Kříž (2008).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1869Phthonia Hall and Whitfield
2002Phthonia Sepkoski, Jr.
2008Phthonia Kříž p. 247

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
RankNameAuthor
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassPteriomorphia(Beurlen 1944)
MytilomorphiFerussac 1822
orderMytilida(Rafinesque 1815)
superfamilyMytiloideaRafinesque 1815
familyMytilidaeRafinesque 1815
genusPhthonia

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