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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXylophagainae Purchon, 1941 
AphiaID: 152926

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMollusca (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBivalvia (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterodonta (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuheterodonta (Infraclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyoida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPholadoidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPholadidae (Family)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (emendation)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXylophaginae Purchon, 1941
Rank Subfamily
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPholadidae Lamarck, 1809
Sources  basis of record Vaught, K.C. (1989). A classification of the living Mollusca. American Malacologists: Melbourne, FL (USA). ISBN 0-915826-22-4. XII, 195 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]

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Environment marine
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From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNomenclature Boss (1982) suggested this emendation of this family name in order to avoid the homonymy with the family name Xylophagidae FallĂ©n, 1810 (based on Xylophagus Meigen, 1803, in Diptera), but this was never formally presented to the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature for formal approval.  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:152926
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2005-04-14 07:47:17Z  created  Cuvelier, Daphne
2010-07-10 09:41:30Z  changed  Gofas, Serge
  
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  Citation: Gofas, S. (2013). Xylophagainae Purchon, 1941. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=152926 on 2014-04-16
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