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Platyodon

Bivalvia - Pholadida - Myidae

Taxonomy
Platyodon was named by Conrad (1837) [Sepkoski's age data: T Mi R]. It is extant.

It was reranked as Mya (Platyodon) by Conrad (1837).

It was assigned to Mya by Conrad (1837); to Myidae by Coan et al. (2000); and to Myoida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1837Platyodon Conrad
1837Mya (Platyodon) Conrad p. 236
2000Platyodon Coan et al. p. 473
2002Platyodon 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
superorderPholadiformiiGray 1854
orderPholadidaGray 1854
superfamilyMyoidea(Lamarck 1809)
familyMyidaeLamarck 1809
genusPlatyodonConrad 1837

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