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Cowperesia

Bivalvia - Pholadomyida - Megadesmidae

Taxonomy
Cowperesia was named by Mendes (1952) [Sepkoski's age data: P u , Tr l].

It was assigned to Megadesmidae by Vokes (1980); and to Veneroida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1952Cowperesia Mendes p. 11
1980Cowperesia Vokes p. 116
2002Cowperesia Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
RankNameAuthor
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
CardioniFerussac 1822
CardiidiaFerussac 1822
PoromyataRidewood 1903
orderPholadomyida(Newell 1965)
superfamilyEdmondioidea()
familyMegadesmidaeVokes 1967
genusCowperesia

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