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Mesodesmatidae

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Mesodesmatidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1840Mesodesmatidae Gray
1904Mesodesmatidae Glenn p. 284
1980Mesodesmatidae Vokes p. 139
2009Mesodesmatidae Nevesskaja
2011Mesodesmatidae Carter et al. p. 16
2016Mesodesmatidae Signorelli and Carter p. 209 figs. Table 1

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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
superfamilyMactroidea(Lamarck 1809)
familyMesodesmatidaeGray 1840
familyMesodesmatidaeGray 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.

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