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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorConchifera 
AphiaID: 18826

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMollusca (Phylum)
Authority Gegenbaur, 1878
Status alternate representation
Rank Subphylum
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMollusca
Sources  original description Gegenbaur C. 1878. Grundriss der vergleichenden Anatomie. Zweite verbesswerte Auflage. Leipzig, W. Engelmann. 655 p., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/18575
page(s): 334 [details]

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Environment marine
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From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClassification A group proposed, with equal rank to Placophora, for including all molluscs except the chitons, included in Placophora. Nowadays used for all molluscs excluding Polyplacophora, Solenogastres and Caudofoveata but it must be kept in mind the latter groups, although known to Gegenbaur (the name Solenogastres was introduced in the same book as Conchifera), were not considered by him as belonging to the Mollusca.

Not to be confused with Conchifera Lamarck, 1818, which is at large a synonym of Bivalvia.  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:18826
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  db_admin
2009-03-02 19:12:09Z  changed  Gofas, Serge
2009-03-11 21:04:06Z  changed  Gofas, Serge
  
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  Citation: Gofas, S. (2014). Conchifera. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=18826 on 2014-07-13
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