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Pulvinitinae

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Malleidae

Taxonomy
Pulvinitidae was named by Stephenson (1941). It is extant.

It was reranked as the family Pulvinitinae by Carter et al. (2011).

It was assigned to Pteriacea by Vokes (1980); to Pterioida by Spencer et al. (2004); to Pterioidea by Bieler and Mikkelsen (2006); to Malleoidea by Nevesskaja (2009); and to Malleidae by Carter et al. (2011).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1941Pulvinitidae Stephenson
1980Pulvinitidae Vokes p. 45
2004Pulvinitidae Spencer et al.
2006Pulvinitidae Bieler and Mikkelsen p. 229
2009Pulvinitidae Nevesskaja
2011Pulvinitinae Carter et al. p. 9

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassPteriomorphia(Beurlen 1944)
RankNameAuthor
OstreomorphiFerussac 1822
OstreioniFerussac 1822
OstreataFerussac 1822
superorderOstreiformiiFerussac 1822
orderOstreida(FĂ«russac 1822)
suborderMalleidinaGray 1854
superfamilyPterioideaGray 1847
familyMalleidaeLamarck 1819
familyPulvinitinae(Stephenson 1941)
familyPulvinitinae(Stephenson 1941)

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