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Crittendenia

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Claraiidae

Taxonomy
Crittendenia was named by Newell and Boyd (1995) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Indu Sepkoski's reference number: 1227]. It is not extant. Its type is Crittendenia kummeli.

It was assigned to Deltopectinidae by Newell and Boyd (1995); to Pterioida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Claraiinae by Komatsu and Dang (2013) and Komatsu et al. (2014).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1995Crittendenia Newell and Boyd p. 52
2002Crittendenia Sepkoski, Jr.
2013Crittendenia Komatsu and Dang p. 6
2014Crittendenia Komatsu et al. p. 186

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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
orderPectinida(Gray 1854)
suborderAnomiidinaGray 1854
AviculopectinoideiStarobogatov 1992
superfamilyPterinopectinoideaNewell 1938
familyClaraiidaeGavrilova 1996
subfamilyClaraiinaeGavrilova 1996
genusCrittendenia

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