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Catella

Bivalvia - Arcida - Parallelodontidae

Taxonomy
Catella was named by Healey (1908) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Nori T Than Sepkoski's reference number: 159,545]. Its type is Catella laticlava.

It was reranked as Grammatodon (Catella) by Healey (1908); it was reranked as Macrodon (Catella) by McLearn (1942).

It was assigned to Grammatodon by Healey (1908); to Macrodon by McLearn (1942); to Grammatodontinae by Vokes (1980); to Arcoida by Sepkoski (2002); to Catellini by Bouchet et al. (2010); and to Parallelodontidae by Ros-Franch et al. (2014).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1908Grammatodon (Catella) Healey
1908Catella Healey p. 13
1942Macrodon (Catella) McLearn p. 99
1980Catella Vokes p. 16
2002Catella Sepkoski, Jr.
2010Catella Bouchet et al.
2014Catella Ros-Franch et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
RankNameAuthor
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassPteriomorphia(Beurlen 1944)
OstreomorphiFerussac 1822
ArcioniGray 1854
orderArcida(Stoliczka 1871)
superfamilyArcoidea(Lamarck 1809)
familyParallelodontidaeDall 1898
subfamilyGrammatodontinaeBranson 1942
genusCatellaHealey 1908

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