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Plicacesta

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Limidae

Taxonomy
Plicacesta was named by Vokes (1963) [Sepkoski's age data: T Dani R]. It is extant.

It was reranked as Acesta (Plicacesta) by Moore (1987).

It was assigned to Acesta by Moore (1987); to Pterioida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Limidae by Vokes (1980) and Darragh and Kendrick (2008).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1963Plicacesta Vokes p. 90
1980Plicacesta Vokes p. 62
1987Acesta (Plicacesta) Moore p. C15
2002Plicacesta Sepkoski, Jr.
2008Plicacesta Darragh and Kendrick p. 225

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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
genusPlicacestaVokes 1963

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