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Whiteavesia

Bivalvia - Modiomorphida - Modiomorphidae

Taxonomy
Whiteavesia was named by Ulrich (1893) [Sepkoski's age data: O Cara-l O Cara-u]. Its type is Modiolopsis cincinnatiensis.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1893Whiteavesia Ulrich
1969Whiteavesia Cox et al. p. N399
2002Whiteavesia 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
genusWhiteavesiaUlrich 1893

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