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Pteromyrtea

Bivalvia - Lucinida - Lucinidae

Taxonomy
Pteromyrtea was named by Finlay (1926) [Sepkoski's age data: T Dani Q Plei].

It was reranked as Megaxinus (Pteromyrtea) by Cox et al. (1969).

It was assigned to Megaxinus by Cox et al. (1969); to Veneroida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Lucinidae by Beu et al. (1990) and Beu (2006).

Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1926Pteromyrtea Finlay p. 461
1969Megaxinus (Pteromyrtea) Cox et al. p. 498
1990Pteromyrtea Beu et al. p. 396
2002Pteromyrtea Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Pteromyrtea Beu p. 212

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
RankNameAuthor
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
CardioniFerussac 1822
LucinidiaGray 1854
orderLucinida(Stoliczka 1871)
superfamilyLucinoideaFleming 1828
familyLucinidaeFleming 1828
genusPteromyrteaFinlay 1926

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