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Abra aequalis

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Semelidae

Taxonomy
Amphidesma aequalis was named by Say (1822) [DISTRIBUTION: Holocene-Recent; Western Atlantic.]. It is extant.

It was recombined as Abra aequalis by da Silva Forti (1969) and Hendy et al. (2008).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1822Amphidesma aequalis Say p. 307
1969Abra aequalis da Silva Forti p. 94
2008Abra aequalis Hendy et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
RankNameAuthor
CardioniFerussac 1822
CardiidiaFerussac 1822
CardiataFerussac 1822
superorderCardiiformiiFerussac 1822
orderCardiidaFerussac 1822
suborderCardiidinaFerussac 1822
CardioideiFerussac 1822
superfamilyTellinoidea(Blainville 1814)
familySemelidaeStoliczka 1870
genusAbraLamarck 1818
speciesaequalis(Say 1822)

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