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Septifer

Bivalvia - Mytilida - Mytilidae

Taxonomy
Septifer was named by Récluz (1848) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr R]. It is extant.

It was reranked as Mytilus (Septifer) by Martin (1879).

It was assigned to Mytilus by Martin (1879); to Mytilinae by Dockery (1982); to Mytilidae by Vokes (1980), Tashiro and Kozai (1982), Lamprell and Healy (1998), Todd (2001) and Matsubara (2002); to Mytiloida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Septiferidae by El Qot (2006).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1848Septifer Récluz
1879Mytilus (Septifer) Martin p. 121
1980Septifer Vokes p. 28
1982Septifer Dockery pp. 38, 39
1982Septifer Tashiro and Kozai p. 74
1998Septifer Lamprell and Healy p. 78
2001Septifer Todd
2002Septifer Matsubara p. 135
2002Septifer Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Septifer El Qot p. 22

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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
genusSeptiferRécluz 1848

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