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Volupicuna

Bivalvia - Carditida - Condylocardiidae

Taxonomy
Volupicuna was named by Iredale (1936) [Sepkoski's age data: T Mi-l-u R Sepkoski's reference number: 899]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Cuninae by Vokes (1980); to Condylocardiidae by Lamprell and Healy (1998); and to Veneroida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1936Volupicuna Iredale
1980Volupicuna Vokes p. 120
1998Volupicuna Lamprell and Healy p. 176
2002Volupicuna Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
RankNameAuthor
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
CarditioniDall 1889
orderCarditida(Dall 1889)
superfamilyCrassatelloidea(FĂ©russac 1822)
familyCondylocardiidaeBernard 1896
subfamilyCuninaeChavan 1969
genusVolupicunaIredale 1936

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