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Eoschizodus

Bivalvia - Trigoniida - Eoschizodidae

Taxonomy
Eoschizodus was named by Cox (1951) [Sepkoski's age data: D Give Tr Anis-l Sepkoski's reference number: 1066]. It is not extant. Its type is Megalodus truncatus.

It was assigned to Myophoriidae by Vokes (1980); to Trigonioida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Eoschizodidae by Amler (2010).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1951Eoschizodus Cox
1980Eoschizodus Vokes p. 96
2002Eoschizodus Sepkoski, Jr.
2010Eoschizodus Amler p. 22

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
RankNameAuthor
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
UniomorphiGray 1854
UnioniGray 1854
UnionataGray 1854
orderTrigoniida(Dall 1889)
superfamilyTrigonioideaLamarck 1819
familyEoschizodidaeNewell and Boyd 1975
genusEoschizodusCox 1951

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