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Heteroconchia

Bivalvia -

Taxonomy
Heteroconchia was named by Cox (1960). It is extant.

It was reranked as the infraclass Heteroconchia by Carter et al. (2011).

It was assigned to Autolamellibranchiata by Giribet and Wheeler (2002); to Bivalvia by Ward (1992), Bieler and Mikkelsen (2006) and Scholz et al. (2008); and to Autobranchia by Carter et al. (2011).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1960Heteroconchia Cox
1980Eoastartella Chang p. 12
1980Eoastartella qinglongensis Chang p. 12
1992Heteroconchia Ward p. 78
1995Paullia Schubert and Bottjer
2002Heteroconchia Giribet and Wheeler
2006Heteroconchia Bieler and Mikkelsen p. 230
2008Heteroconchia Scholz et al.
2011Heteroconchia Carter et al. p. 11

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
RankNameAuthor
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)

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