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Ectenodesma

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Pterineidae

Taxonomy
Ectenodesma was named by Hall (1883) [Sepkoski's age data: D l D u]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Pterineidae by Vokes (1980); and to Pterioida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1883Ectenodesma Hall
1980Ectenodesma Vokes p. 35
2002Ectenodesma 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
genusEctenodesmaHall 1883

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