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Byssodesma

Bivalvia - Modiomorphida - Modiomorphidae

Taxonomy
Byssodesma was named by Isberg (1934) [Sepkoski's age data: O Ashg-m]. Its type is Byssodesma ulrikae.

It was assigned to Modiolopsidae by Isberg (1934); to Modiomorphidae by Vokes (1980); and to Modiomorphoida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1934Byssodesma Isberg p. N394
1980Byssodesma Vokes p. 69
2002Byssodesma Sepkoski, Jr.

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

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