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Fissidentalium

Scaphopoda - Dentaliida - Dentaliidae

Taxonomy
Fissidentalium was named by Fischer (1885) [Sepkoski's age data: K l R]. It is extant.

It was reranked as Dentalium (Fissidentalium) by Moore (1976).

It was assigned to Dentalliidae by Palmer (1974); to Dentalium by Moore (1976); to Scaphopoda by Sepkoski (2002); and to Dentaliidae by Fischer (1885), Wienrich (1999) and Reynolds and Steiner (2008).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1885Fissidentalium Fischer
1974Fissidentalium Palmer
1976Dentalium (Fissidentalium) Moore p. 41
1999Fissidentalium Wienrich p. 264
2001Fissidentalium Wells and Houston p. 103
2002Fissidentalium Sepkoski, Jr.
2008Fissidentalium Reynolds and Steiner p. 147 figs. Table 7.1

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
RankNameAuthor
phylumMollusca
classScaphopodaBronn 1862
orderDentaliidaDa Costa 1776
familyDentaliidaeGray 1834
genusFissidentaliumFischer 1885

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