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Alveinus minutus

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Kelliellidae

Taxonomy
Alveinus minutus was named by Conrad (1865) [DISTRIBUTION: Middle-Late Eocene; COMMENTS: m. kosnik taxon no: 6554]. Its type specimen is ANSP 13221, a shell, and it is not a trace fossil. It is the type species of Alveinus.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1865Alveinus minutus Conrad p. 138 figs. pl. 10, fig. 2
1982Alveinus minutus Woodring p. 678
2002Alveinus minutus Kosnik

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
RankNameAuthor
CardioniFerussac 1822
CardiidiaFerussac 1822
CardiataFerussac 1822
superorderCardiiformiiFerussac 1822
orderCardiidaFerussac 1822
suborderCardiidinaFerussac 1822
Veneroidei(Gray 1854)
VeneroiteiGray 1854
superfamilyGlossoidea(Gray 1847)
familyKelliellidaeFischer 1887
genusAlveinusConrad 1865
speciesminutusConrad 1865

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