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Praeostrea

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Vlastidae

Taxonomy
Praeostrea was named by Barrande (1881) [Sepkoski's age data: S Ludl D Gedi].

It was synonymized subjectively with Vevoda by Cox et al. (1969).

It was assigned to Vlastinae by Vokes (1980); and to Mytiloida by Sepkoski (2002).

Species
Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1881Praeostrea Barrande
1980Praeostrea Vokes p. 10
2002Praeostrea Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassPteriomorphia(Beurlen 1944)
RankNameAuthor
OstreomorphiFerussac 1822
OstreioniFerussac 1822
OstreataFerussac 1822
superorderOstreiformiiFerussac 1822
orderOstreida(FĂ«russac 1822)
suborderMalleidinaGray 1854
superfamilyPterioideaGray 1847
familyVlastidae
subfamilyVlastinaeNeumayr 1891
genusPraeostrea

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