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Anodontia

Bivalvia - Lucinida - Lucinidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1807Anodontia Link p. 156
1980Anodontia Vokes p. 103
1982Anodontia Dockery p. 59
1992Anodontia Lamprell and Whitehead p. 48
1999Anodontia Wienrich p. 227
2002Anodontia Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Anodontia von Cosel p. 836
2007Anodontia Glover and Taylor p. 112
2009Anodontia Taylor and Glover p. 95
2018Anodontia Kiel and Taviana

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
RankNameAuthor
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
CardioniFerussac 1822
LucinidiaGray 1854
orderLucinida(Stoliczka 1871)
superfamilyLucinoideaFleming 1828
familyLucinidaeFleming 1828
genusAnodontiaLink 1807

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
E. A. Glover and J. D. Taylor 2007Shells small to large, relatively thin-shelled, usually white, globose, subcircular, exterior smooth with irregular commarginal growth increments. Hinge teeth absent. Ligament internal either in a groove or laterally inset. Anterior adductor muscle scar generally long and in most species detached from pallial line for at least half of length. Pallial line entire or divided. (Figs 2A, B; 3A).