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Pojetaia

Bivalvia - Fordillida - Fordillidae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1980Pojetaia Jell
1985Oryzoconcha He and Pei p. 62
1986Buluniella Jermak p. 186
1986Jellia Li and Zhou
1990Pojetaia Bengtson et al. p. 256
2001Pojetaia Parkhaev p. 200
2002Buluniella Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Jellia Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Pojetaia Sepkoski, Jr.
2009Pojetaia Elicki and Gürsu p. 281
2009Pojetaia Nevesskaja

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classBivalvia
EuprotobranchiaNevesskaja 2009
orderFordillida()
superfamilyFordilloideaPojeta 1975
familyFordillidae
genusPojetaia

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
O. Elicki and S. Gürsu 2009Tiny bivalve (less than 2 mm), subequivalved, suboval to slightly elongated; umbo central to subcentral and prosogyral; ligament straight and opisthodetic-parivincular; dentition is of one to three teeth (one to two in each valve); posteriorly a more-or-less developed auricle; externally fine comarginal growth lines and faint ribs dorsoanteriorly; small anterior adductor muscle, posterior adductor muscle sizeable, pallial muscles arranged comarginally as a series of discrete nodes.