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Aleodonta

Bivalvia - Modiomorphida - Modiomorphidae

Taxonomy
Aleodonta was named by Liljedahl (1994) [Sepkoski's age data: S Wenl-u Sepkoski's reference number: 1117]. It is not extant. Its type is Aleodonta burei.

It was assigned to Modiomorphinae by Liljedahl (1994); and to Modiomorphoida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1994Aleodonta Liljedahl p. 49
2002Aleodonta Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
RankNameAuthor
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
CardioniFerussac 1822
CardiidiaFerussac 1822
CardiataFerussac 1822
superorderCardiiformiiFerussac 1822
orderModiomorphida(Newell 1969)
superfamilyModiomorphoidea(Miller 1877)
familyModiomorphidae
subfamilyModiomorphinaeMiller 1877
genusAleodonta

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