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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); and to Schizocoela by Nielsen (2012).

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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

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
RankNameAuthor
Spiralia
Schizocoela
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