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Cercomya

Bivalvia - Pandorida - Laternulidae

Taxonomy
Cercomya was named by Agassiz (1843) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Carn K Maes-u Sepkoski's reference number: 94,790]. It is not extant.

It was reranked as Anatina (Cercomya) by White (1887); it was corrected as Kercomya by Vokes (1980).

It was assigned to Anatina by White (1887); to Cercomyidae by Carter (1990); to Pholadomyoida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Laternulidae by Vokes (1980), Aberhan (2004) and Scholz et al. (2008).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1843Cercomya Agassiz
1887Anatina (Cercomya) White p. 102
1980Kercomya Vokes p. 256
1990Cercomya Carter
2002Cercomya Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Cercomya Aberhan p. 148
2008Cercomya Scholz et al.

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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
PoromyataRidewood 1903
orderPandoridaStewart 1930
superfamilyPandoroidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyLaternulidaeHedley 1918
genusCercomyaAgassiz 1843

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