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Cochlodesma

Bivalvia - Thraciida - Periplomatidae

Taxonomy
Cochlodesma was named by Couthouy (1839) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-l R Sepkoski's reference number: 1248]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Periplomatidae by Moore (1976), Ward and Blackwelder (1987) and Wienrich (1999); and to Pholadomyoida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1839Cochlodesma Couthouy p. 170
1976Cochlodesma Moore p. 53
1987Cochlodesma Ward and Blackwelder p. 131
1999Cochlodesma Wienrich p. 258
2002Cochlodesma Sepkoski, Jr.

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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
orderThraciida
superfamilyThracioideaStoliczka 1870
familyPeriplomatidaeDall 1895
genusCochlodesmaCouthouy 1839

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