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Saccostrea cuccullata

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Ostreidae

Taxonomy
Ostrea cuccullata was named by Born (1778) [DISTRIBUTION: Early Pliocene-Recent; Indian Ocean.]. It is extant.

It was recombined as Ostrea (Lopha) cucullata by Ladd and Hoffmeister (1945); it was recombined as Crassostrea cucullata by Rao (1969); it was recombined as Gryphaea cucullata by Lumley et al. (1988); it was recombined as Lopha (Lopha) cucullata by Skwarko (1994); it was recombined as Saccostrea cuccullata by Lam and Morton (2009) and Coan and Valentich-Scott (2012).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1778Ostrea cuccullata Born
1928Ostrea cuccullata Vredenburg p. 429
1945Ostrea (Lopha) cucullata Ladd and Hoffmeister
1969Crassostrea cucullata Rao
1988Gryphaea cucullata Lumley et al.
1994Lopha (Lopha) cucullata Skwarko p. g9
2009Saccostrea cuccullata Lam and Morton p. 482
2012Saccostrea cuccullata Coan and Valentich-Scott

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassPteriomorphia(Beurlen 1944)
RankNameAuthor
OstreomorphiFerussac 1822
OstreioniFerussac 1822
OstreataFerussac 1822
superorderOstreiformiiFerussac 1822
orderOstreida(FĂ«russac 1822)
suborderOstreidina(Ferussac 1822)
superfamilyOstreoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyOstreidaeRafinesque 1815
subfamilyCrassostreinaeScarlato and Starobogatov 1979
genusSaccostreaDolfuss and Dautzenberg 1920
speciescuccullata(Born 1778)

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