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Bigalea

Rostroconchia - Conocardiida - Pseudobigaleaidae

Taxonomy
Bigalea was named by Pojeta and Runnegar (1976) [Sepkoski's age data: S Wenl D Give-l Sepkoski's reference number: 542]. It is not extant. Its type is Bigalea yangi. It is the type genus of Bigaleinae.

It was assigned to Hippocardiidae by Pojeta and Runnegar (1976) and Johnston and Chatterton (1983); to Conocardioida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Bigaleinae by Rogalla and Amler (2006).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1976Bigalea Pojeta and Runnegar
1983Bigalea Johnston and Chatterton p. 850
2002Bigalea Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Bigalea Rogalla and Amler p. 185

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classRostroconchia
orderConocardiida()
superfamilyHippocardioideaPojeta and Runnegar 1976
familyPseudobigaleaidae
subfamilyBigaleinae
genusBigalea

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