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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPalaeacmaeidae Grabau & Shimer, 1909 † 
AphiaID: 571619

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMollusca (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonoplacophora (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPalaeacmaeidae † (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonoplacophora
Source Not documented
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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPalaeacmaea Hall & Whitfield, 1872 †
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParmophorella Matthew, 1886 †
Fossil range fossil only
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy The Paleozoic family Palaeacmaeidae has long been classified in the Monoplacophora. However, Webers & Yochelson (1999, J. Paleont. 73: 598-607) have showed that the Cambrian type species of Palaeacmaea is not a mollusc, but perhaps a Cnidaria. For lack of a better assignment, the name Palaeacmaeidae is entered in WoRMS in Monoplacophora, as a receptacle for the Paleozoic genus Parmophorella, under which some Recent species have been originally described. [P. Bouchet, 6 May 2011] [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:571619
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2011-05-06 14:44:53Z  created  Bouchet, Philippe
  
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  Citation: Bouchet, P. (2014). Palaeacmaeidae Grabau & Shimer, 1909. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=571619 on 2014-12-29
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