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Laternula

Bivalvia - Pandorida - Laternulidae

Taxonomy
Laternula was named by Röding (1798) [Sepkoski's age data: K u R]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Laternulidae by Russell and Landes (1937), Vokes (1980) and Lamprell and Healy (1998); and to Pholadomyoida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1798Laternula Röding
1937Laternula Russell and Landes p. 149
1980Laternula Vokes p. 208
1998Laternula Lamprell and Healy p. 214
2002Laternula 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
orderPandoridaStewart 1930
superfamilyPandoroidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyLaternulidaeHedley 1918
genusLaternulaRöding 1798

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