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Psilonychia

Bivalvia - Myalinida - Ambonychiidae

Taxonomy
Psilonychia was named by Ulrich (1893) [Sepkoski's age data: O u]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Ambonychiidae by Isberg (1934); and to Pterioida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1893Psilonychia Ulrich
1934Psilonychia Isberg
2002Psilonychia Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
RankNameAuthor
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassPteriomorphia(Beurlen 1944)
OstreomorphiFerussac 1822
OstreioniFerussac 1822
MyalinataPaul 1939
orderMyalinidaPaul 1939
superfamilyAmbonychioidea(Miller 1877)
familyAmbonychiidaeMiller 1877
genusPsilonychiaUlrich 1893

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