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Leptaxinus

Bivalvia - Lucinida - Thyasiridae

Taxonomy
Leptaxinus was named by Verrill (1898) [Sepkoski's age data: T Plio R]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Thyasiridae by Vokes (1980) and Lamprell and Healy (1998); and to Veneroida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1898Leptaxinus Verrill
1980Leptaxinus Vokes p. 105
1998Leptaxinus Lamprell and Healy p. 146
2002Leptaxinus 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)
superfamilyThyasiroideaDall 1900
familyThyasiridaeDall 1901
genusLeptaxinusVerrill 1898

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