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Meekia

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Tancrediidae

Taxonomy
Meekia was named by Gabb (1864) [Sepkoski's age data: K Albi K Maes-u]. Its type is Meekia sella.

It was assigned to Tancrediidae by Saul and Popenoe (1962) and Hayami (1975); and to Veneroida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1864Meekia Gabb
1962Meekia Saul and Popenoe p. 289
1975Meekia Hayami
2002Meekia Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
RankNameAuthor
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
CardioniFerussac 1822
CardiidiaFerussac 1822
CardiataFerussac 1822
superorderCardiiformiiFerussac 1822
orderCardiidaFerussac 1822
suborderCardiidinaFerussac 1822
CardioideiFerussac 1822
superfamilyTellinoidea(Blainville 1814)
familyTancrediidaeMeek 1864
genusMeekiaGabb 1864

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