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Placuna (Ephippium)

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Placunidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1798Placuna (Ephippium) Röding p. 166
1935Placenta (Ephippium) Oostingh p. 160
1980Ephippium Vokes p. 59
1992Placuna (Ephippium) Lamprell and Whitehead p. 34
2002Ephippium Kosnik

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassPteriomorphia(Beurlen 1944)
OstreomorphiFerussac 1822
RankNameAuthor
OstreioniFerussac 1822
OstreataFerussac 1822
superorderOstreiformiiFerussac 1822
orderPectinida(Gray 1854)
suborderAnomiidinaGray 1854
AnomioideiGray 1854
AnomioiteiGray 1854
superfamilyAnomioideaRafinesque 1815
familyPlacunidaeGray 1842
genusPlacunaLightfoot 1786
subgenusEphippiumRöding 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.

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