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Legumen

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Taxonomy
Legumen was named by Conrad (1858) [Sepkoski's age data: K l K Maes-u Sepkoski's reference number: 790].

It was assigned to Veneridae by Wiedmann (1979); to Tapetinae by Vokes (1980) and Gliozzi and Malatesta (1983); and to Veneroida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1858Legumen Conrad
1979Legumen Wiedmann p. 285
1980Legumen Vokes p. 175
1983Legumen Gliozzi and Malatesta p. 99
2002Legumen 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)
genusLegumenConrad 1858

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