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Monopleuridae

Bivalvia - Hippuritida - Monopleuridae

Taxonomy
Monopleuridae was named by Munier-Chalmas (1873) [m. kosnik taxon no: 5027]. It was considered paraphyletic by Skelton (2013).

It was considered an invalid subgroup of Caprotinidae by Skelton (1978).

It was assigned to Hippuritacea by Vokes (1980); to Monopleuroidea by Nevesskaja (2009); and to Radiolitoidea by Carter et al. (2011) and Skelton (2013).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1873Monopleuridae Munier-Chalmas
1980Monopleuridae Vokes p. 195
2009Monopleuridae Nevesskaja
2011Monopleuridae Carter et al. p. 15
2013Monopleuridae Skelton

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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
orderHippuritida(Newell 1965)
suborderRadiolitidina
superfamilyRadiolitoideaGray 1848
familyMonopleuridaeMunier-Chalmas 1873
familyMonopleuridaeMunier-Chalmas 1873

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