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Ensiculus

Bivalvia - Solenida - Pharidae

Taxonomy
Ensiculus was named by Adams (1860) [Sepkoski's age data: T Plio R Sepkoski's reference number: 1112]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Cultellidae by Vokes (1980); to Pharidae by Lamprell and Healy (1998); and to Veneroida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1860Ensiculus Adams
1980Ensiculus Vokes p. 141
1998Ensiculus Lamprell and Healy p. 180
2002Ensiculus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
RankNameAuthor
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
CardioniFerussac 1822
CardiidiaFerussac 1822
SolenataDall 1889
orderSolenidaDall 1889
superfamilySolenoidea(Lamarck 1809)
familyPharidaeAdams and A 1858
subfamilyCultellinae(Davies 1935)
genusEnsiculusAdams 1860

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