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Montacuta

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Montacutidae

Taxonomy
Montacuta was named by Turton (1822) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-l R Sepkoski's reference number: 700]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Leptonidae by Glenn (1904); to Galeommatidae by Lamprell and Healy (1998); to Veneroida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Montacutidae by Vokes (1980) and Marquet (2005).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1822Montacuta Turton
1904Montacuta Glenn p. 332
1980Montacuta Vokes p. 112
1998Montacuta Lamprell and Healy p. 158
2002Montacuta Sepkoski, Jr.
2005Montacuta Marquet

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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
suborderCardiidinaFerussac 1822
Veneroidei(Gray 1854)
superfamilyLeptonoidea(Gray 1847)
familyMontacutidaeClark 1855
genusMontacutaTurton 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