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Ostreola

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Ostreidae

Taxonomy
Ostreola was named by Monterosato (1884) [Sepkoski's age data: T Plio R]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Ostreinae by Moore (1987); to Ostreidae by Todd (2001); and to Pterioida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1884Ostreola Monterosato
1987Ostreola Moore pp. 27, 28
2001Ostreola Todd
2002Ostreola Sepkoski, Jr.

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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
orderOstreida(FĂ«russac 1822)
suborderOstreidina(Ferussac 1822)
superfamilyOstreoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyOstreidaeRafinesque 1815
subfamilyOstreinaeRafinesque 1815
genusOstreolaMonterosato 1884

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