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Pulvinites

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Malleidae

Taxonomy
Pulvinites was named by Blainville (1824) [Sepkoski's age data: K Ceno R]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Pterioida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Pulvinitidae by Vokes (1980), Lamprell and Healy (1998) and Spencer et al. (2004).

Species
Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1824Pulvinites Blainville
1980Pulvinites Vokes p. 45
1998Pulvinites Lamprell and Healy p. 110
2002Pulvinites Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Pulvinites Spencer et al.

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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)
suborderMalleidinaGray 1854
superfamilyPterioideaGray 1847
familyMalleidaeLamarck 1819
familyPulvinitinae(Stephenson 1941)
genusPulvinitesBlainville 1824

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