Basic info Taxonomic history Classification Relationships
Morphology Ecology and taphonomy External Literature Search Age range and collections

Scintillona

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Galeommatidae

Taxonomy
Scintillona was named by Finlay (1927) [Sepkoski's age data: T Mi-l R]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Galeommatidae by Vokes (1980), Beu et al. (1990) and Lamprell and Healy (1998); and to Veneroida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1927Scintillona Finlay
1980Scintillona Vokes p. 114
1990Scintillona Beu et al. p. 397
1998Scintillona Lamprell and Healy p. 152
2002Scintillona Sepkoski, Jr.

Is something missing? Join the Paleobiology Database and enter the data

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
suborderLeptonidinaDall 1889
superfamilyGaleommatoidea(Gray 1840)
familyGaleommatidaeGray 1840
genusScintillonaFinlay 1927

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