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Margaritaria

Pelecypoda - Anomalodesmacea - Pholadomyacidae

Taxonomy
Margaritaria is a genus. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Pholadomyacidae by Glenn (1904); and to Pholadomyoida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1904Margaritaria Glenn p. 361
2002Margaritaria Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
RankNameAuthor
phylumMollusca
classPelecypodaGoldfuss 1820
orderAnomalodesmaceaDall 1889
superfamilyAnatinacea
familyPholadomyacidae
genusMargaritaria

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