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Pleiorytis

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Taxonomy
Pleiorytis was named by Conrad (1862) [Sepkoski's age data: T Mi-m T Plio-l]. It is not extant. Its type is Petricola striata.

It was assigned to Petricolidae by Woodring (1982) and Ward (1992); and to Veneroida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1862Pleiorytis Conrad
1982Pleiorytis Woodring p. 710
1992Pleiorytis Ward p. 111
2002Pleiorytis Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
CardioniFerussac 1822
RankNameAuthor
CardiidiaFerussac 1822
CardiataFerussac 1822
superorderCardiiformiiFerussac 1822
orderCardiidaFerussac 1822
suborderCardiidinaFerussac 1822
Veneroidei(Gray 1854)
VeneroiteiGray 1854
superfamilyVeneroidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyVeneridaeRafinesque 1815
subfamilyMeretricinaeGray 1847
tribeMeretriciniGray 1847
familyPetricolina(Deshayes 1839)
genusPleiorytisConrad 1862

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