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It was reranked as the unranked clade Pteriomorphia by Giribet and Wheeler (2002) and Bieler and Mikkelsen (2006); it was reranked as the superorder Pteriomorphia by Bouchet et al. (2010); it was reranked as the infraclass Pteriomorphia by Carter et al. (2011).
It was assigned to Pelecypoda by Ward and Blackwelder (1987); to Autolamellibranchiata by Giribet and Wheeler (2002) and Bieler and Mikkelsen (2006); to Autobranchia by Bouchet et al. (2010) and Carter et al. (2011); and to Bivalvia by Newell (1965), Vokes (1980), Gliozzi and Malatesta (1983), Ward (1992), Cope (1997), Reid (1998), Todd (2001), Spencer et al. (2004), Hikuroa and Grant-Mackie (2008), Scholz et al. (2008) and Waller (2011).
|Year||Name and author|
|1965||Pteriomorphia Newell p. 17|
|1980||Pteriomorphia Vokes p. 10|
|1983||Pteriomorphia Gliozzi and Malatesta p. 88|
|1987||Pteriomorphia Ward and Blackwelder p. 129|
|1992||Pteriomorphia Ward p. 53|
|1997||Pteriomorphia Cope p. 730|
|2002||Pteriomorphia Giribet and Wheeler|
|2004||Pteriomorphia Spencer et al.|
|2006||Pteriomorphia Bieler and Mikkelsen p. 230|
|2008||Pteriomorphia Hikuroa and Grant-Mackie|
|2008||Pteriomorphia Scholz et al.|
|2010||Pteriomorphia Bouchet et al.|
|2011||Pteriomorphia Carter et al. p. 6|
|2011||Pteriomorphia Waller p. 17|
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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.