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Mactra patagonica

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Mactridae

Taxonomy
Mactra patagonica was named by d'Orbigny (1846) [DISTRIBUTION: Holocene-Recent; Western Atlantic.]. It is extant.

It was recombined as Mactra (Mactra) patagonica by da Silva Forti (1969).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1846Mactra patagonica d'Orbigny p. 509 figs. pl. 77, fig. 27
1969Mactra (Mactra) patagonica da Silva Forti p. 90
2005Mactra patagonica Rosenberg

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
CardioniFerussac 1822
RankNameAuthor
CardiidiaFerussac 1822
CardiataFerussac 1822
superorderCardiiformiiFerussac 1822
orderCardiidaFerussac 1822
suborderCardiidinaFerussac 1822
Veneroidei(Gray 1854)
VeneroiteiGray 1854
superfamilyMactroidea(Lamarck 1809)
familyMactridaeLamarck 1809
subfamilyMactrinaeLamarck 1809
genusMactraLinnaeus 1767
speciespatagonicad'Orbigny 1846

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