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Mesolinga

Bivalvia - Lucinida - Lucinidae

Taxonomy
Mesolinga was named by Chavan (1951) [Sepkoski's age data: J Bath K Maes Sepkoski's reference number: 159,914]. Its type is Lucina plebeia.

It was assigned to Lucininae by Cox et al. (1969); to Lucinidae by Hayami (1975); and to Veneroida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1951Mesolinga Chavan
1969Mesolinga Cox et al. p. 498
1975Mesolinga Hayami
2002Mesolinga Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
RankNameAuthor
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
CardioniFerussac 1822
LucinidiaGray 1854
orderLucinida(Stoliczka 1871)
superfamilyLucinoideaFleming 1828
familyLucinidaeFleming 1828
subfamilyLucininaeFleming 1828
genusMesolingaChavan 1951

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