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Tellurimya

Bivalvia - Megalodontida - Ceratomyopsidae

Taxonomy
Tellurimya was named by Cox (1964) [Sepkoski's age data: J Bath J Call]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Ceratomyopsidae by Vokes (1980); and to Veneroida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1964Tellurimya Cox
1980Tellurimya Vokes p. 161
2002Tellurimya 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
CardiidiaFerussac 1822
CardiataFerussac 1822
superorderCardiiformiiFerussac 1822
orderMegalodontidaStarobogatov 1992
superfamilyMegalodontoidea(Morris 1853)
familyCeratomyopsidaeCox 1964
genusTellurimyaCox 1964

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