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Oxyperas

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Mactridae

Taxonomy
Oxyperas was named by Mörch (1853) [Sepkoski's age data: T Mi-m R]. It is extant.

It was reranked as Spisula (Oxyperas) by Olsson (1928).

It was assigned to Spisula by Olsson (1928); to Mactridae by Olsson (1931); to Veneroida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Mactrinae by Beu (2006).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1853Oxyperas Mörch p. 4
1928Spisula (Oxyperas) Olsson p. 93
1931Oxyperas Olsson p. 67
2002Oxyperas Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Oxyperas Beu pp. 225, 239

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
RankNameAuthor
CardioniFerussac 1822
CardiidiaFerussac 1822
CardiataFerussac 1822
superorderCardiiformiiFerussac 1822
orderCardiidaFerussac 1822
suborderCardiidinaFerussac 1822
Veneroidei(Gray 1854)
VeneroiteiGray 1854
superfamilyMactroidea(Lamarck 1809)
familyMactridaeLamarck 1809
subfamilyMactrinaeLamarck 1809
genusOxyperasMörch 1853

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