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Plectodon granulatus

Bivalvia - Poromyida - Cuspidariidae

Taxonomy
Neaera granulata was named by Dall (1881) [DISTRIBUTION: Early Miocene-Recent; Caribbean.]. It is extant. Its type specimen is USNM 63193, a shell.

It was recombined as Cuspidaria (Plectodon) granulata by Gardner (1926); it was recombined as Plectodon granulatus by Jung (1996).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1881Neaera granulata Dall p. 111
1926Cuspidaria (Plectodon) granulata Gardner p. 64
1996Plectodon granulatus Jung p. 44

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
RankNameAuthor
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
CardioniFerussac 1822
CardiidiaFerussac 1822
PoromyataRidewood 1903
orderPoromyida(Ridewood 1903)
superfamilyCuspidarioideaDall 1886
familyCuspidariidaeDall 1886
genusPlectodonCarpenter 1864
speciesgranulatus(Dall 1881)

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available