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Taxon: Class Bivalvia Linnaeus, 1758 - bivalves (mollusc)
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(Kingdom) Animalia - (Phylum) Mollusca

Current position

Pleistomollusca (Clade) Kocot, Cannon, Todt, Citarella, Kohn, Meyer, Santos, Schander, Moroz, Lieb & Halanych 2011 [nom. cl. nov.] Ref: K.M. Kocot et al., 2011: suppl. fig. 1. [inferred rank]

Alternative positions

Conchifera (Subphylum) Gegenbauer, 1878 Ref: B. Grzimek et al., 1973 (1970): 554.
Conchifera (Superclass) Ref: R.C. van Caenegem et al., 1983
Conchifera ([unranked]) Gegenbaur, 1878 Ref: C. Nielsen, 1995
Mollusca (Phylum) Linnaeus, 1758 Ref: A.J. de Winter et al., 2010: 140.

Historical positions

Mollusca (Phylum) Linnaeus, 1758 Ref: A.J. de Winter et al., 2010: 140.
Conchifera ([unranked]) Gegenbaur, 1878 Ref: G. Haszprunar et al., 2008: 26; 9.
Ancyropoda ([unranked]) Ref: E.E. Ruppert et al., 2004: 367-403, fig. 12.125.
Mollusca (Phylum) Linnaeus, 1758 Ref: J.J. Sepkoski Jr., 2002: 144 (TREATISE Part N, [1969]).
Mollusca (Phylum) Linnaeus, 1758 Ref: P. Bouchet et al., 2001: 205.
Mollusca (Phylum) Linnaeus, 1758 Ref: V.G. Millard, 1997: 335.
Conchifera ([unranked]) Gegenbaur, 1878 Ref: C. Nielsen, 1995 [unofficial]
Mollusca (Phylum) Linnaeus, 1758 Ref: R.C. Brusca & G.J. Brusca, 1990
Mollusca (Phylum) Linnaeus, 1758 Ref: F.J. Springsteen & F.M. Leobrera, 1986: 292.
Conchifera (Superclass) Ref: R.C. van Caenegem et al., 1983
Mollusca (Phylum) Linnaeus, 1758 Ref: K.J. Boss, 1982: 1103.
Mollusca (Phylum) Linnaeus, 1758 Ref: T.I. Storer et al., 1979: 322.
Mollusca (Phylum) Linnaeus, 1758 Ref: I. Hayami & T. Kase, 1977
Conchifera (Subphylum) Gegenbauer, 1878 Ref: B. Grzimek et al., 1973 (1970): 554.

Number of Subtaxa

2022 Available in Systema Naturae 2000 16o;112f;910g;691s;35ss; †6o;224f;98g;12s
1989-present Systema Naturae 2000: 8 Feb 2022 [16o;112f; †6o;224f]
2010 R. Bieler et al.: 133 [16o;110f; †6o;225f]
2008 G. Haszprunar et al.: 26 ~20,000s
2008 G. Haszprunar et al.: 26 ~20,000s
1997 V.G. Millard: 421 [13o;124f;1093g]
1990 R.C. Brusca & G.J. Brusca >8,000s
1982 K.J. Boss: 1103 5sc;[12o;112f];<8000s
1979 T.I. Storer et al. ~20,000s; †~15,000s
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