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Polydora

Polychaeta - Spionida - Spionidae

Taxonomy
Polydora was named by Bosk (1801) [Sepkoski's age data: K u R]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Spionidae by Wienrich (1999); and to Spiomorpha by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1801Polydora Bosk
1999Polydora Wienrich p. 281
2002Polydora Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Trochozoa
Eutrochozoa
RankNameAuthor
phylumAnnelidaLamarck 1809
classPolychaetaGrube 1850
infraclassCanalipalpataRouse and Fauchald 1997
orderSpionidaRouse and Fauchald 1997
familySpionidaeGrube 1850
genusPolydoraBosk 1801

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