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Lithocalamus

Bivalvia - Hippuritida

Taxonomy
Lithocalamus was named by Lupher and Packard (1930) [Sepkoski's age data: K Sn]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Hippuritoida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1930Lithocalamus Lupher and Packard
2002Lithocalamus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
RankNameAuthor
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
CardioniFerussac 1822
CardiidiaFerussac 1822
CardiataFerussac 1822
superorderCardiiformiiFerussac 1822
orderHippuritida(Newell 1965)
genusLithocalamusLupher and Packard 1930

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