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Plagiostoma

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Limidae

Taxonomy
Plagiostoma was named by Sowerby (1814). Its type is Lima gigantea.

It was reranked as Lima (Plagiostoma) by Thomson (1913) and Maury (1936).

It was assigned to Lima by Thomson (1913) and Maury (1936); to Pterioida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Limidae by Marwick (1953), Ronchetti (1970), Vokes (1980), El Qot (2006), Scholz et al. (2008) and Repin (2013).

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1814Plagiostoma Sowerby p. 449
1913Lima (Plagiostoma) Thomson p. 37
1936Lima (Plagiostoma) Maury p. 122
1953Plagiostoma Marwick p. 103
1970Plagiostoma Ronchetti p. 56
1980Plagiostoma Vokes p. 62
2002Plagiostoma Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Plagiostoma El Qot p. 34
2008Plagiostoma Scholz et al.
2013Plagiostoma Repin p. 563

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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
genusPlagiostomaSowerby 1814

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