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Pterotrigonia cristata

Bivalvia - Trigoniida - Megatrigoniidae

Taxonomy
Pterotrigonia cristata was named by van Hoepen (1929). It is not a trace fossil. It is the type species of Pterotrigonia, Pterotrigonia (Pterotrigonia).

It was recombined as Pterotrigonia (Pterotrigonia) cristata by Stilwell (1998).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1929Pterotrigonia cristata van Hoepen
1998Pterotrigonia (Pterotrigonia) cristata Stilwell p. 55

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
RankNameAuthor
UniomorphiGray 1854
UnioniGray 1854
UnionataGray 1854
orderTrigoniida(Dall 1889)
superfamilyMyophorelloidea(Kobayashi 1954)
Megatrigonioidaevan Hoepen 1929
Megatrigoniitaevan Hoepen 1929
familyMegatrigoniidaevan Hoepen 1929
subfamilyPterotrigoniinaevan Hoepen 1929
genusPterotrigoniavan Hoepen 1929
speciescristatavan Hoepen 1929

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