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Ctenostreon

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Limidae

Taxonomy
Ctenostreon was named by Eichwald (1862) [Sepkoski's age data: J Hett-l K Nc Sepkoski's reference number: 93,715].

It was reranked as Lima (Ctenostreon) by White (1887).

It was assigned to Lima by White (1887); to Pterioida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Limidae by Ronchetti (1970), Vokes (1980) and Scholz et al. (2008).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1862Ctenostreon Eichwald
1887Lima (Ctenostreon) White p. 45
1970Ctenostreon Ronchetti p. 58
1980Ctenostreon Vokes p. 61
2002Ctenostreon Sepkoski, Jr.
2008Ctenostreon Scholz et al.

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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
Limoidei(Moore 1952)
superfamilyLimoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyLimidaeRafinesque 1815
genusCtenostreonEichwald 1862

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