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Goniophora

Bivalvia - Modiomorphida - Modiomorphidae

Taxonomy
Goniophora was named by Phillips (1848) [Sepkoski's age data: O Cara-l P Leon]. Its type is Cypricardia cymbaeformis.

It was reranked as Sanguinolites (Goniophora) by Herrick (1888).

It was assigned to Sanguinolites by Herrick (1888); to Modiomorphidae by Cox et al. (1969) and Vokes (1980); to Modiomorphinae by Liljedahl (1994); and to Modiomorphoida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1848Goniophora Phillips
1888Sanguinolites (Goniophora) Herrick p. 66
1899Mytilomorpha Hind
1952Naiadopsis Mendes p. 111
1969Goniophora Cox et al. p. N394
1980Goniophora Vokes p. 69
1994Goniophora Liljedahl p. 49
2002Goniophora 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
genusGoniophoraPhillips 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