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Tesseracme

Scaphopoda - Dentaliida - Dentaliidae

Taxonomy
Tesseracme was named by Pilsbry (1898) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-m R]. It is extant.

It was reranked as Dentalium (Tesseracme) by Pilsbry and Olsson (1941).

It was assigned to Dentalium by Pilsbry and Olsson (1941); to Scaphopoda by Sepkoski (2002); and to Dentaliidae by Wells and Houston (2001) and Reynolds and Steiner (2008).

Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1898Tesseracme Pilsbry
1941Dentalium (Tesseracme) Pilsbry and Olsson p. 9
2001Tesseracme Wells and Houston p. 106
2002Tesseracme Sepkoski, Jr.
2008Tesseracme 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
genusTesseracmePilsbry 1898

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