WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnomalodesmacea

394137

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Dall, 1889
Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted
Order
marine
Dall, W. H. (1889). On the hinge of pelecypods and its development, with an attempt toward a better subdivision of the group. American Journal of Science. (series 3) 38(228):445–462., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/40251521 [details]   
Gofas, S. (2015). Anomalodesmacea. In: MolluscaBase (2017). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=394137 on 2017-11-18

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2009-04-29 11:02:33Z
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2010-07-09 11:19:22Z
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2015-06-10 09:02:10Z
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2015-11-26 19:42:57Z
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original description Dall, W. H. (1889). On the hinge of pelecypods and its development, with an attempt toward a better subdivision of the group. American Journal of Science. (series 3) 38(228):445–462., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/40251521 [details]   
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClassification Originally established as an order of Pelecypoda, containing the suborders Solenomyacea, Anatinacea, Myacea, Ensiphonacea or Tubicolae, and Adesmacea. Ranked as suborder by Haas (1929: 19); as subclass by Winckworth (1932: 247); as superorder by Amler (1999: 244). Spelling emended by Keen (1963: 93) to (subclass) Anomalodesmata which became in widespread use.
Current results in bivalve phylogeny indicate that Anomalodesmata are probably a monophyletic group (Dreyer et al., 2003; Taylor et al., 2007) but nested within Euheterodonta. This provides support to what is proposed by Giribet & Wheeler (2003) to merely merge Anomalodesmata into Heterodonta s.l. (note that Tree of Life still uses Anomalodsmata with equal rank to Pteriomorpha, Paleoheterodonta, Heterodonta...).
It is helpful to reflect that these superfamilies go together and therefore keep the name Anomalodesmata as an order of the Euheterodonta, but the usage of a "subclass Anomalodesmata" is to be abandoned.  [details]