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Siliqua

Bivalvia - Solenida - Pharidae

Taxonomy
Siliqua was named by Mühlfeld (1811) [Sepkoski's age data: T Dani R Sepkoski's reference number: 1112]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Solenidae by Packard (1922) and Oostingh (1935); to Cultellidae by Vokes (1980); to Veneroida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Pharidae by Lamprell and Healy (1998) and Rosenberg et al. (2006).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1811Siliqua Mühlfeld
1922Siliqua Packard p. 427
1935Siliqua Oostingh p. 200
1980Siliqua Vokes p. 141
1998Siliqua Lamprell and Healy p. 180
2002Siliqua Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Siliqua Rosenberg et al.

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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
CardiidiaFerussac 1822
SolenataDall 1889
orderSolenidaDall 1889
superfamilySolenoidea(Lamarck 1809)
familyPharidaeAdams and A 1858
genusSiliquaMühlfeld 1811

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