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Platymyoidea

Bivalvia - Pandorida - Laternulidae

Taxonomy
Platymyoidea was named by Cox (1964) [Sepkoski's age data: J Plie-u K Barr Sepkoski's reference number: 93,715,789]. Its type is Platymya dilatata.

It was assigned to Pholadomyoida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Laternulidae by Cox (1964), Vokes (1980) and Aberhan (2004).

Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1964Platymyoidea Cox p. 42
1980Platymyoidea Vokes p. 208
2002Platymyoidea Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Platymyoidea Aberhan p. 148

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
RankNameAuthor
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
CardioniFerussac 1822
CardiidiaFerussac 1822
PoromyataRidewood 1903
orderPandoridaStewart 1930
superfamilyPandoroidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyLaternulidaeHedley 1918
genusPlatymyoidea

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