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Praeexogyra

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Gryphaeidae

Taxonomy
Praeexogyra was named by Charles (1952) [Sepkoski's age data: J Bajo-u K Berr-l Sepkoski's reference number: 92]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Gryphaeinae by Vokes (1980); to Ostreidae by Kelly (1984); and to Pterioida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1952Praeexogyra Charles
1980Praeexogyra Vokes p. 63
1984Praeexogyra Kelly p. 54
2002Praeexogyra 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)
familyGryphaeidaeVialov 1936
subfamilyGryphaeinaeVialov 1936
genusPraeexogyraCharles 1952

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