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Leptonidae

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Leptonidae

Taxonomy
Leptonidae was named by Gray (1847) [m. kosnik taxon no: 5174]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Leptonacea by Glenn (1904); to Chamacea by Ward and Blackwelder (1987); to Galeommatacea by Vokes (1980) and Beu et al. (1990); to Galeommatoidea by Rosenberg (2005); and to Leptonoidea by Nevesskaja (2009).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1847Leptonidae Gray
1904Leptonidae Glenn p. 327
1980Leptonidae Vokes p. 111
1987Leptonidae Ward and Blackwelder p. 130
1990Leptonidae Beu et al. p. 397
2005Leptonidae Rosenberg
2009Leptonidae Nevesskaja

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
RankNameAuthor
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
CardioniFerussac 1822
CardiidiaFerussac 1822
CardiataFerussac 1822
superorderCardiiformiiFerussac 1822
orderCardiidaFerussac 1822
suborderLeptonidinaDall 1889
superfamilyGaleommatoidea(Gray 1840)
familyLeptonidaeGray 1847
familyLeptonidaeGray 1847

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