MolluscaBase taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorConchifera 
AphiaID: 385738

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMollusca (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorConchifera (Class)
Authority Lamarck, 1818
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (synonym)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBivalvia
Rank Class
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMollusca
Source  original description Lamarck [J.-B. M.] de. (1818). Histoire naturelle des animaux sans vertèbres. Tome cinquième. Paris: Deterville/Verdière, 612 pp., available online at
page(s): vol. 5 p. 411 [details]

Environment marine, brackish, fresh
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNomenclature A long abandoned name for the class Bivalvia, quite extensively used in the XIX century literature. Not to be confused with Conchifera Gegenbaur, 1878, a group construed to inclued all molluscs except the Solenogastres and Caudofoveates [details]
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Date   action   by
2009-03-20 16:22:32Z  created  Gofas, Serge
2009-03-29 15:13:55Z  changed  Gofas, Serge
2009-03-30 13:25:49Z  changed  Gofas, Serge
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  Citation: Gofas, S. (2009). Conchifera. In: MolluscaBase (2017). Accessed at on 2017-10-22
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