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Illionia

Bivalvia - Lucinida - Lucinidae

Taxonomy
Illionia was named by Billings (1874) [Sepkoski's age data: S Ludl-l D Give-l]. Its type is Illionia canadensis.

It was assigned to Milthinae by Cox et al. (1969); to Lucinidae by Liljedahl (1992); and to Veneroida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1874Illionia Billings
1896Prolucina Dall
1969Illionia Cox et al. p. 504
1992Ilionia Liljedahl
2002Illionia 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
genusIllionia

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