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Palaeoheterodonta (disused)

Bivalvia -

Taxonomy
Palaeoheterodonta was named by Newell (1965) [m. kosnik taxon no: 6495].

It was corrected as Paleoheterodonta by Shoshani et al. (1989).

It was assigned to Pelecypoda by Shoshani (1989) and Shoshani et al. (1989); to Bivalvia by Vokes (1980), Cope (1997) and Reid (1998); and to Heteroconchia by Giribet and Wheeler (2002) and Bieler and Mikkelsen (2006).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1965Palaeoheterodonta Newell
1980Palaeoheterodonta Vokes p. 69
1989Paleoheterodonta Shoshani
1989Paleoheterodonta Shoshani et al. p. 435
1997Palaeoheterodonta Cope p. 722
1998Palaeoheterodonta Reid
2002Palaeoheterodonta Giribet and Wheeler
2006Palaeoheterodonta Bieler and Mikkelsen p. 230

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
subclassPalaeoheterodontaNewell 1965
subclassPalaeoheterodontaNewell 1965

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