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Meropesta

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Mactridae

Taxonomy
Meropesta was named by Iredale (1929) [m. kosnik taxon no: 8386].

It was assigned to Lutrariinae by Vokes (1980); and to Mactridae by Lamprell and Whitehead (1992).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1929Meropesta Iredale
1980Meropesta Vokes p. 138
1992Meropesta Lamprell and Whitehead p. 84

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
RankNameAuthor
CardioniFerussac 1822
CardiidiaFerussac 1822
CardiataFerussac 1822
superorderCardiiformiiFerussac 1822
orderCardiidaFerussac 1822
suborderCardiidinaFerussac 1822
Veneroidei(Gray 1854)
VeneroiteiGray 1854
superfamilyMactroidea(Lamarck 1809)
familyMactridaeLamarck 1809
subfamilyLutrariinaeAdams and Adams 1856
genusMeropestaIredale 1929

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