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Pteronites

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Pinnidae

Taxonomy
Pteronites was named by McCoy (1842) [Sepkoski's age data: C Vise P Guad-u].

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1842Pteronites McCoy p. 81
1980Pteronites Vokes p. 29
2002Pteronites Sepkoski, Jr.

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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
genusPteronitesMcCoy 1842

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