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Hexacorbula

Bivalvia - Pholadida - Corbulidae

Taxonomy
Corbula (Hexacorbula) was named by Olsson (1932) [Sepkoski's age data: T Mi-l R]. It is extant.

It was reranked as Caryocorbula (Hexacorbula) by da Silva Forti (1969); it was Bothrocorbula (Hexacorbula) by Perrilliat (1992); it was reranked as Hexacorbula by Sepkoski (2002) and Anderson and Roopnarine (2003).

It was assigned to Corbula by Olsson (1932); to Caryocorbula by da Silva Forti (1969); to Bothrocorbula by Perrilliat (1992); to Myoida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Corbulidae by Anderson and Roopnarine (2003).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1932Corbula (Hexacorbula) Olsson
1969Caryocorbula (Hexacorbula) da Silva Forti p. 97
1992Bothrocorbula (Hexacorbula) Perrilliat p. 19
2002Hexacorbula Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Hexacorbula Anderson and Roopnarine p. 1092

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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
superorderPholadiformiiGray 1854
orderPholadidaGray 1854
superfamilyMyoidea(Lamarck 1809)
familyCorbulidaeLamarck 1818
genusHexacorbula(Olsson 1932)

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