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Cyclinella

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Taxonomy
Cyclinella was named by Dall (1902) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-l R Sepkoski's reference number: 914]. It is extant. Its type is Dosinia (Artemis) tenuis.

It was assigned to Cyclininae by Woodring (1982) and Perrilliat (1992); to Veneridae by Todd (2001); and to Veneroida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1902Cyclinella Dall
1982Cyclinella Woodring p. 696
1992Cyclinella Perrilliat p. 15
2001Cyclinella Todd
2002Cyclinella Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
CardioniFerussac 1822
RankNameAuthor
CardiidiaFerussac 1822
CardiataFerussac 1822
superorderCardiiformiiFerussac 1822
orderCardiidaFerussac 1822
suborderCardiidinaFerussac 1822
Veneroidei(Gray 1854)
VeneroiteiGray 1854
superfamilyVeneroidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyVeneridaeRafinesque 1815
subfamilyMeretricinaeGray 1847
tribeMeretriciniGray 1847
subfamilyCyclinina(Frizzell 1936)
genusCyclinellaDall 1902

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