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Gigantocyclus

Bivalvia - Lucinida - Lucinidae

Taxonomy
Gigantocyclus was named by Termier and Termier (1977) [Sepkoski's age data: P Sepkoski's reference number: ZR77]. Its type is Gigantocyclus zidensis.

It was assigned to Lucinidae by Vokes (1980); and to Veneroida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1977Gigantocyclus Termier and Termier p. 84
1980Gigantocyclus Vokes p. 240
2002Gigantocyclus Sepkoski, Jr.

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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
genusGigantocyclus

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