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Meekopinna

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Pinnidae

Taxonomy
Meekopinna was named by Yancey (1978) [Sepkoski's age data: P Leon-u]. Its type is Aviculopinna americana.

It was assigned to Mytiloida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Pinnidae by Vokes (1980) and Anelli et al. (2006).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1978Meekopinna Yancey p. 338
1980Meekopinna Vokes p. 224
2002Meekopinna Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Meekopinna Anelli et al. p. 1132

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
RankNameAuthor
infraclassPteriomorphia(Beurlen 1944)
OstreomorphiFerussac 1822
OstreioniFerussac 1822
OstreataFerussac 1822
superorderOstreiformiiFerussac 1822
orderOstreida(FĂ«russac 1822)
suborderMalleidinaGray 1854
superfamilyPinnoideaLeach 1819
familyPinnidaeLeach 1819
genusMeekopinna

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