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Oretia

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Pergamidiidae

Taxonomy
Oretia is a genus. It is not extant. Its type is Oretia coxi.

It was assigned to Pergamidiidae by Waterhouse (1979); and to Pterioida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1979Oretia Waterhouse p. 621
2002Oretia 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
superfamilyPterioideaGray 1847
familyPergamidiidaeCox 1964
genusOretia

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