|Basic info||Taxonomic history||Classification||Relationships|
|Morphology||Ecology and taphonomy||Age range and collections|
Bivalvia - Cardiida
It was corrected as Mactroidea by Ward (1992), Coan et al. (2000), Bieler and Mikkelsen (2006), Rosenberg et al. (2006), Nevesskaja (2009) and Carter et al. (2011).
It was assigned to Teleodesmacea by Glenn (1904) and Olsson (1931); to Veneroida by Vokes (1980), Gliozzi and Malatesta (1983), Ward and Blackwelder (1987), Ward (1992), Coan et al. (2000), Bieler and Mikkelsen (2006), Rosenberg et al. (2006) and Nevesskaja (2009); and to Veneroitei by Carter et al. (2011).
|Year||Name and author|
|1904||Mactracea Glenn p. 284|
|1931||Mactracea Olsson p. 66|
|1980||Mactracea Vokes p. 134|
|1983||Mactracea Gliozzi and Malatesta p. 98|
|1987||Mactracea Ward and Blackwelder p. 130|
|1992||Mactroidea Ward p. 93|
|2000||Mactroidea Coan et al. p. 259|
|2006||Mactroidea Bieler and Mikkelsen p. 233|
|2006||Mactroidea Rosenberg et al.|
|2011||Mactroidea Carter et al. p. 16|
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