|Basic info||Taxonomic history||Classification||Relationships|
|Morphology||Ecology and taphonomy||Age range and collections|
Bivalvia - Ostreida - Pteriidae
It was reranked as Pteria (Pinctada) by Grant and Gale (1931).
It was assigned to Pteria by Grant and Gale (1931); to Pterioida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Pteriidae by Vokes (1980), Lamprell and Healy (1998), Spencer et al. (2004) and Rosenberg (2005).
|Year||Name and author|
|1817||Perlamater Schumacher p. 38|
|1826||Pintadina Blainville p. 93|
|1901||Margaritifera Jameson p. 372|
|1931||Pteria (Pinctada) Grant and Gale p. 147|
|1980||Pinctada Vokes p. 37|
|1998||Pinctada Lamprell and Healy p. 102|
|2002||Pinctada Sepkoski, Jr.|
|2004||Pinctada Spencer et al.|
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