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Sphaerucaprina

Bivalvia - Hippuritida - Caprinidae

Taxonomy
Sphaerucaprina was named by Gemmellaro (1865) [Sepkoski's age data: K Albi-l K Ceno-u Sepkoski's reference number: 968,972]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Hippuritoida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Caprinidae by Skelton (2013).

Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1865Sphaerucaprina Gemmellaro
2002Sphaerucaprina Sepkoski, Jr.
2013Sphaerucaprina Skelton

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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
superorderCardiiformiiFerussac 1822
orderHippuritida(Newell 1965)
suborderRadiolitidina
superfamilyCaprinoidead’Orbigny 1850
familyCaprinidaed'Orbigny 1850
genusSphaerucaprinaGemmellaro 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