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Elliptotellina

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Tellinidae

Taxonomy
Elliptotellina was named by Cossmann (1886) [Sepkoski's age data: T Than T Eo-m Sepkoski's reference number: 705].

It was reranked as Tellina (Elliptotellina) by Cossmann and Pissarro (1904).

It was assigned to Tellina by Cossmann and Pissarro (1904); to Tellinidae by Todd (2001); and to Veneroida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1886Elliptotellina Cossmann
1904Tellina (Elliptotellina) Cossmann and Pissarro
2001Elliptotellina Todd
2002Elliptotellina Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
RankNameAuthor
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
CardioniFerussac 1822
CardiidiaFerussac 1822
CardiataFerussac 1822
superorderCardiiformiiFerussac 1822
orderCardiidaFerussac 1822
suborderCardiidinaFerussac 1822
CardioideiFerussac 1822
superfamilyTellinoidea(Blainville 1814)
familyTellinidaeBlainville 1814
genusElliptotellinaCossmann 1886

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