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Dreissenidae

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Dreissenidae

Taxonomy
Dreissenidae was named by Gray (1840) [m. kosnik taxon no: 5169]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Dreissenacea by Vokes (1980); and to Dreissenoidea by Bieler and Mikkelsen (2006), Nevesskaja (2009) and Carter et al. (2011).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1840Dreissenidae Gray
1980Dreissenidae Vokes p. 154
2006Dreissenidae Bieler and Mikkelsen p. 233
2009Dreissenidae Nevesskaja
2011Dreissenidae Carter et al. p. 17

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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)
DreissenoiteiMoore 1952
superfamilyDreissenoidea(Gray 1840)
familyDreissenidaeGray 1840
familyDreissenidaeGray 1840

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