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Kellia

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Lasaeidae

Taxonomy
Kellia was named by Turton (1822) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-l R Sepkoski's reference number: 914]. It is extant. Its type is Mya suborbicularis.

It was assigned to Leptonidae by Glenn (1904); to Galeommatidae by Lamprell and Healy (1998); to Veneroida by Sepkoski (2002); to Kelliidae by Vokes (1980), Beu et al. (1990) and Marquet (2005); and to Lasaeidae by Coan and Valentich-Scott (2012).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1822Kellia Turton
1839Chironia Deshayes
1904Kellia Glenn p. 331
1980Kellia Vokes p. 110
1990Kellia Beu et al. p. 397
1998Kellia Lamprell and Healy p. 152
2002Kellia Sepkoski, Jr.
2005Kellia Marquet
2012Kellia Coan and Valentich-Scott p. 509

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
RankNameAuthor
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
CardioniFerussac 1822
CardiidiaFerussac 1822
CardiataFerussac 1822
superorderCardiiformiiFerussac 1822
orderCardiidaFerussac 1822
suborderLeptonidinaDall 1889
superfamilyGaleommatoidea(Gray 1840)
familyLasaeidaeGray 1842
genusKelliaTurton 1822

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