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Paracaprinula

Bivalvia - Hippuritida - Plagioptychidae

Taxonomy
Paracaprinula was named by Piveteau (1939) [Sepkoski's age data: K Maes]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Hippuritoida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Plagioptychidae by Steuber et al. (2009) and Skelton (2013).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1939Paracaprinula Piveteau
2002Paracaprinula Sepkoski, Jr.
2009Paracaprinula Steuber et al.
2013Paracaprinula 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
superfamilyRadiolitoideaGray 1848
familyPlagioptychidaeDouvillé 1888
genusParacaprinulaPiveteau 1939

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