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Spathella

Bivalvia - Modiomorphida - Modiomorphidae

Taxonomy
Spathella was named by Hall (1885) [Sepkoski's age data: D Fras C Ms]. Its type is Sphenotomorpha rigidula.

It was assigned to Modiomorphidae by Cox et al. (1969) and Vokes (1980); and to Modiomorphoida by Sepkoski (2002).

Species
Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1885Spathella Hall p. 407
1969Spathella Cox et al. p. N399
1980Spathella Vokes p. 70
2002Spathella 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
genusSpathellaHall 1885

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