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Modiomorphoidea

Bivalvia - Modiomorphida

Taxonomy
Modiomorphacea was named by Miller (1877) [m. kosnik taxon no: 6098].

It was corrected as Modiomorphoidea by Nevesskaja (2009) and Carter et al. (2011).

It was assigned to Modiomorphoida by Vokes (1980); to Unionoida by Nevesskaja (2009); and to Modiomorphida by Carter et al. (2011).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1877Modiomorphacea Miller
1980Modiomorphacea Vokes p. 69
2001Modiomorphoidea Sánchez
2009Modiomorphoidea Nevesskaja
2011Modiomorphoidea Carter et al. p. 14

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
RankNameAuthor
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
CardioniFerussac 1822
CardiidiaFerussac 1822
CardiataFerussac 1822
superorderCardiiformiiFerussac 1822
orderModiomorphida(Newell 1969)
superfamilyModiomorphoidea(Miller 1877)
superfamilyModiomorphoidea(Miller 1877)

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