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Prothyris

Bivalvia - Grammysiidae

Taxonomy
Prothyris (Prothyris) was named by Meek (1871) [Sepkoski's age data: D l P Guad].

It was reranked as Solen (Prothyris) by Elias (1957); it was reranked as Prothyris by Hoare et al. (1989) and Sepkoski (2002).

It was assigned to Solen by Elias (1957); to Grammysiidae by Hoare et al. (1989); and to Veneroida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1871Prothyris (Prothyris) Meek
1957Solen (Prothyris) Elias p. 743
1989Prothyris Hoare et al. p. 594
2002Prothyris 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
CardioniFerussac 1822
CardiidiaFerussac 1822
superfamilyGrammysioideaMiller 1877
familyGrammysiidaeMiller 1877
genusProthyris()

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