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Pterinopectinella

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Pterinopectinidae

Taxonomy
Pterinopectinella was named by Newell (1938) [Sepkoski's age data: C Serp-l P Guad-l Sepkoski's reference number: 524]. Its type is Pterinopectinella welleri.

It was assigned to Pterioida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Pterinopectinidae by Newell and Boyd (1995) and Amler (2010).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1938Pterinopectinella Newell p. 41
1995Pterinopectinella Newell and Boyd p. 28
2002Pterinopectinella Sepkoski, Jr.
2010Pterinopectinella Amler p. 18

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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
AviculopectinoideiStarobogatov 1992
superfamilyPterinopectinoideaNewell 1938
familyPterinopectinidaeNewell 1938
genusPterinopectinella

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