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Tivela

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Taxonomy
Tivela was named by Link (1807) [Sepkoski's age data: T Ol-l R Sepkoski's reference number: 1112]. It is extant. Its type is Venus tripla.

It was assigned to Meretricinae by Woodring (1982); to Veneridae by Todd (2001); and to Veneroida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1807Tivela Link
1982Tivela Woodring p. 683
2001Tivela Todd
2002Tivela Sepkoski, Jr.

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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
superfamilyVeneroidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyVeneridaeRafinesque 1815
subfamilyMeretricinaeGray 1847
genusTivelaLink 1807

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