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Irus

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Taxonomy
Irus was named by Schmidt (1818) [Sepkoski's age data: T Ol R]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Tapetinae by Vokes (1980); to Veneridae by Lamprell and Whitehead (1992) and Todd (2001); and to Veneroida by Sepkoski (2002).

Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1818Irus Schmidt
1980Irus Vokes p. 251
1992Irus Lamprell and Whitehead p. 152
2001Irus Todd
2002Irus 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
subfamilyVenerinaeRafinesque 1815
tribeTapetini(Gray 1851)
genusIrusSchmidt 1818

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