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Pteromeris

Bivalvia - Carditida - Carditidae

Taxonomy
Pteromeris was named as a genus. It is extant.

It was reranked as Venericardia (Pteromeris) by Dall (1903); it was reranked as Glans (Pteromeris) by Gardner (1943); it was reranked as Cardita (Pteromeris) by DuBar (1958).

It was assigned to Venericardia by Dall (1903); to Glans by Gardner (1943); to Cardita by DuBar (1958); to Carditidae by Ward and Blackwelder (1987); to Venericardiinae by Beu et al. (1990); and to Veneroida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1903Venericardia (Pteromeris) Dall p. 1434
1943Glans (Pteromeris) Gardner pp. 72-73
1958Cardita (Pteromeris) DuBar p. 163
1987Pteromeris Ward and Blackwelder p. 130
1990Pteromeris Beu et al. p. 398
2002Pteromeris 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)
familyCarditidaeFleming 1820
subfamilyVenericardiinaeChavan 1969
genusPteromeris

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