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Megapraeconia

Bivalvia - Carditida - Astartidae

Taxonomy
Megapraeconia was named by Chavan (1952) [Sepkoski's age data: J Bajo J u].

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1952Megapraeconia Chavan p. 125
1980Megapraeconia Vokes p. 122
2002Megapraeconia Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
RankNameAuthor
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
CarditioniDall 1889
orderCarditida(Dall 1889)
superfamilyCrassatelloidea(FĂ©russac 1822)
familyAstartidaed'Orbigny 1844
subfamilyAstartinaed'Orbigny 1844
genusMegapraeconiaChavan 1952

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