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Cavilinga

Bivalvia - Lucinida - Lucinidae

Taxonomy
Cavilinga was named by Chavan (1937) [Sepkoski's age data: K Maes-l R]. It is extant.

It was reranked as Parvilucina (Cavilinga) by Cox et al. (1969); it was reranked as Lucina (Cavilinga) by Dockery (1982).

It was assigned to Parvilucina by Cox et al. (1969); to Lucina by Dockery (1982); to Veneroida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Lucinidae by Ward and Blackwelder (1987) and Coan and Valentich-Scott (2012).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1937Cavilinga Chavan
1969Parvilucina (Cavilinga) Cox et al. p. 499
1982Lucina (Cavilinga) Dockery p. 56
1987Cavilinga Ward and Blackwelder p. 130
2002Cavilinga Sepkoski, Jr.
2012Cavilinga Coan and Valentich-Scott p. 334

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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
genusCavilingaChavan 1937

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