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Heteroconchia J. E. Gray 1854


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Because of current database limitations that restrict the number of possible ranks between class and order levels, the parent-child relationships are displaying incorrectly in this entry. Heteroconchia consists of two subclades (Palaeoheterodonta and Heterodonta). Heterodonta is comprised of Archiheterodonta and Euheterodonta. The latter two should be at a rank lower than Heterodonta (e.g., “Parvclass”).


Bieler, R.; Mikkelsen, P. M.; Collins, T. M.; Glover, E. A.; González, V. L.; Graf, D. L.; Harper, E. M.; Healy, J.; Kawauchi, G. Y.; Sharma, P. P.; Staubach, S.; Strong, E. E.; Taylor, J. D.; Tëmkin, I.; Zardus, J. D.; Clark, S.; Guzmán, A.; McIntyre, E.; Sharp, P.; Giribet, G. (2014). Investigating the Bivalve Tree of Life – an exemplar-based approach combining molecular and novel morphological characters. Invertebrate Systematics. 28(1): 32-115.

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