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Pojetaia dentifera

Bivalvia - Fordillida - Fordillidae

Taxonomy
Pojetaia dentifera was named by Kouchinsky et al. (2011). Its type specimen is SMNH Mo 161145 and is a 3D body fossil.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2011Pojetaia dentifera Kouchinsky et al. p. 130 fig. 3

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classBivalvia
EuprotobranchiaNevesskaja 2009
orderFordillida()
superfamilyFordilloideaPojeta 1975
familyFordillidae
genusPojetaia
speciesdentifera

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
A. Kouchinsky et al. 2011"Posterior auricle well developed including posterior angle of 90–120°. Dentition of larger individuals with 4–5 teeth decreasing in size anteriorly."