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Martesia

Bivalvia - Pholadida - Pholadidae

Taxonomy
Martesia was named by Sowerby (1824) [Sepkoski's age data: K Ceno R Sepkoski's reference number: 803]. It is extant. Its type is Pholas striatus.

It was assigned to Pholadinae by Glenn (1904); to Martesiinae by Vokes (1980) and Woodring (1982); to Pholadidae by Lamprell and Healy (1998); and to Myoida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1824Martesia Sowerby
1904Martesia Glenn p. 275
1980Martesia Vokes p. 189
1982Martesia Woodring p. 718
1998Martesia Lamprell and Healy p. 200
2002Martesia Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
RankNameAuthor
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
CardioniFerussac 1822
CardiidiaFerussac 1822
CardiataFerussac 1822
superorderPholadiformiiGray 1854
orderPholadidaGray 1854
superfamilyPholadoideaLamarck 1809
familyPholadidaeLamarck 1809
subfamilyMartesiinaeGrant 1931
genusMartesiaSowerby 1824

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