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Irusella

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Taxonomy
Irusella was named by Hertlein and Grant (1972) [Sepkoski's age data: T Mi-m R Sepkoski's reference number: 1112]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Venerinae by Coan et al. (2000); and to Veneroida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1972Irusella Hertlein and Grant
2000Irusella Coan et al. p. 372
2002Irusella 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
RankNameAuthor
CardioniFerussac 1822
CardiidiaFerussac 1822
CardiataFerussac 1822
superorderCardiiformiiFerussac 1822
orderCardiidaFerussac 1822
suborderCardiidinaFerussac 1822
Veneroidei(Gray 1854)
VeneroiteiGray 1854
superfamilyVeneroidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyVeneridaeRafinesque 1815
subfamilyVenerinaeRafinesque 1815
genusIrusellaHertlein and Grant 1972

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