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Pteronitina

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Pterineidae

Taxonomy
Pteronitina is a genus. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Pterineidae by Cox et al. (1969); and to Pterioida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1969Pteronitina Cox et al. p. N301
2002Pteronitina Sepkoski

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
RankNameAuthor
infraclassPteriomorphia(Beurlen 1944)
OstreomorphiFerussac 1822
OstreioniFerussac 1822
OstreataFerussac 1822
superorderOstreiformiiFerussac 1822
orderOstreida(FĂ«russac 1822)
suborderMalleidinaGray 1854
familyPterineidae
genusPteronitina

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.

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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: low Mg calciteo
Entire body: yesf
Adult length: 10 to < 100f
Adult width: 10 to < 100f
Environment: marine, brackisho
Locomotion: stationaryf
Attached: yesf
Life habit: epifaunalf
Diet: suspension feederf
Vision: blindc
Created: 2009-06-11 18:35:53
Modified: 2009-07-20 15:10:53
Source: f = family, o = order, c = class
References: Hendy 2009, Aberhan et al. 2004, Kiessling 2004
Collections
No collection or age range data are available