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Mollusca (mollusk)

Taxonomy
Mollusca was named by Linnaeus (1758). It is extant.

It was reranked as the unranked clade Mollusca by Edgecombe et al. (2011).

It was assigned to Eutrochozoa by Zrzavy et al. (1998); to Metazoa by Shoshani et al. (1989) and Sepkoski (2002); to Trochozoa by Edgecombe et al. (2011); to Schizocoela by Nielsen (2012); and to Lophotrochozoa by Laumer et al. (2015).

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Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1758Mollusca Linnaeus
1846Chiton cottae Geinitz p. 389 figs. pl. 5, figs. 13-14
1861Chiton cottai Geinitz p. 55
1989Mollusca Shoshani et al. p. 435
1998Mollusca Zrzavy et al.
2002Mollusca Sepkoski, Jr.
2011Mollusca Edgecombe et al. p. 153 figs. Fig. 1
2012Mollusca Nielsen p. 140 figs. Fig. 23.1
2015Mollusca Laumer et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
RankNameAuthor
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
phylumMollusca

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
Measurements
No measurements are available
No ecological data are available

Age range: base of the Pridoli to the top of the Kungurian or 423.00000 to 272.30000 Ma

Collections (2 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Pridoli423.0 - 419.2China (Xinjiang) Sciadophyton pristinum (10931)
Sakmarian - Kungurian295.5 - 272.3USA (Kansas) Eukaryota indet. (32659)