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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Classis: Bivalvia
Subclassis: Heterodonta
Ordo: Myoida
Familia: Pholadidae
Subfamilia: Xylophagainae
Genera: Xylophaga – Xylopholas – Xyloredo


Xylophagainae Purchon, 1941

Type genus: Xylophaga Turton, 1822


  • Purchon, R. D. 1941. On the biology and relationships of the lamellibranch Xylophaga dorsalis (Turton). Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, Journal 25(1): 1–39.
  • Turner, R.D., 2002: On the subfamily Xylophagainae (family Pholadidae, Bivalva, Mollusca). Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 157(4): 223–308.