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Spisula

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Mactridae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1837Spisula Gray p. 372
1904Spisula Glenn p. 286
1926Spisula Bohm p. 61
1931Mactra (Spisula) Grant and Gale
1931Spisula Olsson p. 67
1967Spisula Olsson p. 11
1976Spisula Moore p. 49
1980Spisula Vokes p. 137
1987Spisula Ward and Blackwelder p. 130
1992Spisula Lamprell and Whitehead p. 82
1992Spisula Ward p. 95
1999Spisula Wienrich p. 244
2002Spisula Sepkoski, Jr.
2005Spisula Schneider et al. p. 114
2010Spisula Moths et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
RankNameAuthor
CardioniFerussac 1822
CardiidiaFerussac 1822
CardiataFerussac 1822
superorderCardiiformiiFerussac 1822
orderCardiidaFerussac 1822
suborderCardiidinaFerussac 1822
Veneroidei(Gray 1854)
VeneroiteiGray 1854
superfamilyMactroidea(Lamarck 1809)
familyMactridaeLamarck 1809
genusSpisulaGray 1837

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
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