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Cornellites

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Pterineidae

Taxonomy
Cornellites was named by Williams (1908) [Sepkoski's age data: S Ldov-l D Fras-u]. It is not extant.

It was reranked as Pterinea (Cornellites) by Maillieux (1935); it was synonymized subjectively with Ptychopteria by Cox et al. (1969); it was reranked as Ptychopteria (Cornellites) by Bailey (1983).

It was assigned to Pterinea by Maillieux (1935); to Pterineidae by Vokes (1980); to Ptychopteria by Bailey (1983); and to Pterioida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1908Cornellites Williams
1935Pterinea (Cornellites) Maillieux
1980Cornellites Vokes p. 34
1983Ptychopteria (Cornellites) Bailey p. 214
2002Cornellites 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
familyPterineidae
genusCornellitesWilliams 1908

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