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Conchodon

Bivalvia - Megalodontida - Megalodontidae

Taxonomy
Conchodon was named by Stoppani (1865) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Rhae]. It is not extant. Its type is Lycodus infraliassicus.

It was assigned to Bivalvia by Frech (1912); to Hippuritoida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Megalodontidae by Kiessling (2004) and Ros-Franch et al. (2014).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1863Lycodus Schafhäutl
1865Conchodon Stoppani
1912Conchodus Frech
2002Conchodon Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Conchodon Kiessling
2014Conchodon Ros-Franch et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
RankNameAuthor
infraclassHeteroconchia(Gray 1854)
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
CardioniFerussac 1822
CardiidiaFerussac 1822
CardiataFerussac 1822
superorderCardiiformiiFerussac 1822
orderMegalodontidaStarobogatov 1992
superfamilyMegalodontoidea(Morris 1853)
familyMegalodontidaeMorris 1853
genusConchodonStoppani 1865

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