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Sphaeriola

Bivalvia - Lucinida - Lucinidae

Taxonomy
Sphaeriola was named by Stoliczka (1871) [Sepkoski's age data: J Hett J Bath Sepkoski's reference number: 93].

It was assigned to Corbulidae by Marwick (1953); to Fimbriidae by Cox et al. (1969); and to Veneroida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1871Sphaeriola Stoliczka p. 247
1953Sphaeriola Marwick p. 109
1969Sphaeriola Cox et al. p. 514
2002Sphaeriola 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
subfamilyFimbriinae(Nicol 1950)
genusSphaeriolaStoliczka 1871

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