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Corbula (Varicorbula)

Bivalvia - Pholadida - Corbulidae

Taxonomy
Varicorbula was named by Grant and Gale (1931) [Sepkoski's age data: K Maes R Sepkoski's reference number: 991]. It is extant.

It was reranked as Corbula (Varicorbula) by Dey (1961), Marasti (1973), Gazdzicki and Pugaczewska (1984) and Anderson (1996).

It was assigned to Caryocorbulinae by Woodring (1982); to Corbulinae by Vokes (1980), Freneix et al. (1988) and Ward (1992); to Corbula by Dey (1961), Marasti (1973), Gazdzicki and Pugaczewska (1984) and Anderson (1996); and to Myoida by Sepkoski (2002).

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1931Varicorbula Grant and Gale
1961Corbula (Varicorbula) Dey
1973Corbula (Varicorbula) Marasti p. 111
1980Varicorbula Vokes p. 182
1982Varicorbula Woodring p. 715
1984Corbula (Varicorbula) Gazdzicki and Pugaczewska p. 105
1988Varicorbula Freneix et al. p. 438
1992Varicorbula Ward p. 112
1996Corbula (Varicorbula) Anderson p. 20
2002Varicorbula 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
superfamilyMyoidea(Lamarck 1809)
familyCorbulidaeLamarck 1818
genusCorbulaBruguière 1789
subgenusVaricorbula(Grant and Gale 1931)

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