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Orthodontiscus

Bivalvia - Modiomorphida - Allodesmatidae

Taxonomy
Orthodontiscus was named by Meek (1871) [m. kosnik taxon no: 9508].

It was assigned to Allodesmatidae by Vokes (1980).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1871Orthodontiscus Meek
1980Orthodontiscus Vokes p. 71

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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)
superfamilyCycloconchaceaUlrich 1884
familyAllodesmatidaeDall 1895
genusOrthodontiscusMeek 1871

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