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Mexicaprina

Bivalvia - Hippuritida - Caprinuloideidae

Taxonomy
Mexicaprina was named by Coogan (1973) [Sepkoski's age data: K Albi-u K Ceno-u Sepkoski's reference number: 972]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Hippuritoida by Sepkoski (2002); to Caprinidae by Steuber (2002); and to Caprinuloideidae by Skelton (2013).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1973Mexicaprina Coogan
2002Mexicaprina Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Mexicaprina Steuber
2013Mexicaprina Skelton

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
RankNameAuthor
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
CardioniFerussac 1822
CardiidiaFerussac 1822
CardiataFerussac 1822
superorderCardiiformiiFerussac 1822
orderHippuritida(Newell 1965)
suborderRadiolitidina
superfamilyCaprinoidead’Orbigny 1850
familyCaprinuloideidaeDamestoy 1971
genusMexicaprinaCoogan 1973

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