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Paraphtonia

Bivalvia - Lipanellidae

Taxonomy
Paraphtonia was named by Khalfin (1958) [Sepkoski's age data: O Cara Sepkoski's reference number: 1046].

It was assigned to Modiomorphidae by Cox et al. (1969); to Modiomorphoida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Lipanellidae by Sánchez (2005).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1958Paraphtonia Khalfin p. 182
1969Paraphtonia Cox et al. p. N398
2002Paraphtonia Sepkoski, Jr.
2005Paraphtonia Sánchez p. 538

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
familyLipanellidae
genusParaphtoniaKhalfin 1958

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