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Praecaprotina

Bivalvia - Hippuritida - Polyconitidae

Taxonomy
Praecaprotina was named by Yabe and Nagao (1926) [Sepkoski's age data: K Apti]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Caprotinidae by Hayami (1975); to Hippuritoida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Polyconitidae by Skelton (2013).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1926Praecaprotina Yabe and Nagao
1975Praecaprotina Hayami
2002Praecaprotina Sepkoski, Jr.
2013Praecaprotina 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
familyPolyconitidaeMacGillavry 1937
genusPraecaprotinaYabe and Nagao 1926

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