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Inoceramus

Bivalvia - Myalinida - Inoceramidae

Taxonomy
Inoceramus was named by Sowerby (1814) [Sepkoski's age data: J l K Maes-u Sepkoski's reference number: 545].

It was assigned to Pterioida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Inoceramidae by Kennedy et al. (1973), Kinger and Kennedy (1980), Vokes (1980), Gebhardt (2001), El Qot (2006) and Wild and Stilwell (2016).

Species lacking formal opinion data
I. agdjakendensis, I. amakusensis, I. amakusensis, I. amakusensis, I. anakusensis, I. angulatus, I. angustiundulatus, I. annulatus, I. australis, I. balchii, I. barsliensis, I. bererensis, I. bicorrugatus, I. bojarkensis, I. borilensis, I. bornholmensis, I. cadottensis, I. chicoensis, I. comancheanus, I. concentrica, I. conicus, I. coptensis, I. crispi, I. curvieri, I. deformis, I. digitatus, I. dimidius, I. erectus, I. etheridgei, I. ewaldi, I. ezoensis, I. ezoensis, I. fiegei, I. flavus, I. goldfussi, I. guerichi, I. gusselkaensis, I. heinzi, I. hobetsensis, I. hobetsensis, I. iburiensis, I. incertus, I. incertus, I. incurvus, I. ipuanus, I. irenensis, I. jacksonensis, I. japonicus, I. kapuus, I. labiatoidiformis, I. longealatus, I. mamatensis, I. matotorus, I. naumanni, I. nodai, I. nukeus, I. obtusus, I. opetius, I. pacificus, I. pedalionoides, I. pennatulus, I. perplexus, I. pertenuis, I. pochialaineni, I. proximus, I. pseudoregularis, I. quadrans, I. quatsinoensis, I. reduncus, I. renngarteni, I. rhomboides, I. richensis, I. rutherfordi, I. sagensis, I. salisburgensis, I. saratoviensis, I. schloenbachi, I. schmidti, I. schoendorfi, I. shikotanensis, I. soukupi, I. steenstrupi, I. stilley, I. stoneleyi, I. subneocomiensis, I. subpercostatus, I. subundantus, I. sutherlandi, I. tenuilineatum, I. tenuis, I. tenuistriatus, I. tenuistriatus(), I. tenuiumbonatus, I. teshioensis, I. turgidus, I. typicus, I. urius, I. vancouverensis, I. vanuxemi, I. vanuxemiformis, I. virgatus, I. volgensis, I. waltersdorfensis, I. wandereri, I. warakius, I. yokoyamai, I. zavoljiensis
Sister genera
Epiceramus, Rhachidoceramus

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Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1814Inoceramus Sowerby
1932Dimeroceramus mungoensis Heinz
1932Epiceramus Heinz
1932Germanoceramus nigrata Heinz
1932Rhachidoceramus Heinz
1932Rhachidoceramus (Oncoceramus) Heinz
1957Inoceramus mungoensis Sornay p. 59
1957Inoceramus nigrata Sornay p. 60
1973Inoceramus Kennedy et al. p. 96
1980Inoceramus Kinger and Kennedy p. 308
1980Inoceramus Vokes p. 42
2001Inoceramus Gebhardt p. 201
2002Inoceramus Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Inoceramus El Qot p. 26
2016Inoceramus Wild and Stilwell p. 963

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
RankNameAuthor
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassPteriomorphia(Beurlen 1944)
OstreomorphiFerussac 1822
OstreioniFerussac 1822
MyalinataPaul 1939
orderMyalinidaPaul 1939
superfamilyInoceramoideaGiebel 1852
familyInoceramidaeGiebel 1852
genusInoceramusSowerby 1814

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