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Quadrilatera

Bivalvia - Arcida - Arcidae

Taxonomy
Quadrilatera was named by Deshayes (1860) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-l R Sepkoski's reference number: 899]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Arcidae by Ward and Blackwelder (1987); to Noetiidae by Beu et al. (1990); and to Arcoida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1860Quadrilatera Deshayes
1987Quadrilatera Ward and Blackwelder p. 129
1990Quadrilatera Beu et al. p. 394
2002Quadrilatera Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
RankNameAuthor
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassPteriomorphia(Beurlen 1944)
OstreomorphiFerussac 1822
ArcioniGray 1854
orderArcida(Stoliczka 1871)
superfamilyArcoidea(Lamarck 1809)
familyArcidaeLamarck 1809
genusQuadrilateraDeshayes 1860

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