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Macalia

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Tellinidae

Taxonomy
Macalia was named by Adams (1860) [Sepkoski's age data: T Plio R Sepkoski's reference number: 1112]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Macominae by Vokes (1980); to Tellinidae by Lamprell and Whitehead (1992); and to Veneroida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1860Macalia Adams
1980Macalia Vokes p. 145
1992Macalia Lamprell and Whitehead p. 104
2002Macalia 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
CardioideiFerussac 1822
superfamilyTellinoidea(Blainville 1814)
familyTellinidaeBlainville 1814
subfamilyMacominaeOlsson 1961
genusMacaliaAdams 1860

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