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Posterodonta

Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Manzanellidae

Taxonomy
Posterodonta was named by Kauffman (1976) [Sepkoski's age data: K l Sepkoski's reference number: ZR76].

It was assigned to Manzanellidae by Vokes (1980); and to Solemyoida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1976Posterodonta Kauffman p. 515
1980Posterodonta Vokes p. 223
2002Posterodonta Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classBivalvia
orderProtobranchiaPelseneer 1889
superorderNuculiformiiDall 1889
orderSolemyidaNewell 1965
superfamilyManzanelloideaChronic 1952
familyManzanellidaeChronic 1952
genusPosterodontaKauffman 1976

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