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Pectinibranchia

Gastropoda -

Taxonomy
Pectinibranchia is an unranked clade. It is extant.

It was assigned to Mollusca by Bravard (1858); and to Gastropoda by Golikov and Starobogatov (1975).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1858Pectinibranchia Bravard p. 64
1975Pectinibranchia Golikov and Starobogatov p. 208

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
RankNameAuthor
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
Pectinibranchia
Pectinibranchia

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
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: aragonitec
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: epifaunalc
Vision: limitedc
Created: 2004-02-29 11:40:59
Modified: 2010-02-11 01:35:02
Source: c = class
Reference: Kiessling 2004

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Cenomanian to the top of the Zanclean or 100.50000 to 3.60000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 93.9 Ma

Collections (5 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Cenomanian100.5 - 93.9Germany Margarita sp. (66779)
Danian66.0 - 61.6Greenland Margarita steenstrupi (177724)
Ypresian - Bartonian56.0 - 38.0Cuba Margarita naticoides (75318)
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246Argentina (Entre Rios) Margarita punctulata (13626)
Zanclean5.333 - 3.6United Kingdom (England) Margarita crassistriata (84756)