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Pterochaenia

Bivalvia - Myalinida - Lunulacardiidae

Taxonomy
Pterochaenia was named by Clarke (1904) [Sepkoski's age data: D Give-l D Fras-u]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Lunulacardiidae by Vokes (1980); and to Pterioida by Sepkoski (2002).

Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1904Pterochaenia Clarke
1980Pterochaenia Vokes p. 33
2002Pterochaenia 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)
familyLunulacardiidaeFischer 1887
genusPterochaeniaClarke 1904

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