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Cataceramus

Bivalvia - Myalinida - Inoceramidae

Taxonomy
Cataceramus was named by Cox (1969) [Sepkoski's age data: K Sant K Maes].

It was reranked as Inoceramus (Cataceramus) by Kennedy et al. (1973).

It was assigned to Inoceramus by Kennedy et al. (1973); to Pterioida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Inoceramidae by Vokes (1980) and Alencáster and Omaña (2006).

Species lacking formal opinion data
Sister genera
Boehmiceramus, Dimeroceramus

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Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1932Boehmiceramus Heinz
1932Dimeroceramus Heinz
1969Cataceramus Cox
1973Inoceramus (Cataceramus) Kennedy et al. p. 99
1980Cataceramus Vokes p. 40
2002Cataceramus Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Cataceramus Alencáster and Omaña

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
RankNameAuthor
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassPteriomorphia(Beurlen 1944)
OstreomorphiFerussac 1822
OstreioniFerussac 1822
MyalinataPaul 1939
orderMyalinidaPaul 1939
superfamilyInoceramoideaGiebel 1852
familyInoceramidaeGiebel 1852
genusCataceramusCox 1969

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