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Mesodesmatinae

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Mesodesmatidae

Taxonomy
Mesodesmatinae was named by Gray (1840) [m. kosnik taxon no: 9265]. It is extant. Its type is Mesodesma.

It was assigned to Mesodesmatidae by Glenn (1904), Vokes (1980), Carter et al. (2011) and Signorelli and Carter (2016).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1840Mesodesmatinae Gray
1904Mesodesmatinae Glenn p. 285
1980Mesodesmatinae Vokes p. 139
2011Mesodesmatinae Carter et al. p. 16
2016Mesodesmatinae 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
subfamilyMesodesmatinaeGray 1840
subfamilyMesodesmatinaeGray 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