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Caryocorbula caribaea

Bivalvia - Pholadida - Corbulidae

Taxonomy
Corbula caribaea was named by d'Orbigny (1845) [DISTRIBUTION: Holocene-Recent; Western Atlantic.]. It is extant.

It was recombined as Caryocorbula (Caryocorbula) caribaea by da Silva Forti (1969); it was recombined as Caryocorbula caribaea by Anderson and Roopnarine (2003).

Synonyms
  • Corbula swiftiana was named by Adams (1852) [DISTRIBUTION: Pleistocene-Recent; Western Atlantic.]. It is extant.

    It was synonymized subjectively with Caryocorbula caribaea by Hendy et al. (2008).
  • Corbula barrattiana was named by Adams (1852) [DISTRIBUTIONL Pleistocene-Recent; Western Atlantic.]. It is extant.

    It was recombined as Caryocorbula barrattiana by DuBar (1971); it was synonymized subjectively with Caryocorbula caribaea by Hendy et al. (2008).
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1845Corbula caribaea d'Orbigny p. 323 figs. pl. 27, figs. 5-8
1852Corbula barrattiana Adams
1852Corbula swiftiana Adams pp. 236-237
1921Corbula swiftiana Vaughn and et al.
1969Caryocorbula (Caryocorbula) caribaea da Silva Forti p. 95
1971Caryocorbula barrattiana DuBar
2003Caryocorbula caribaea Anderson and Roopnarine

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
RankNameAuthor
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
CardioniFerussac 1822
CardiidiaFerussac 1822
CardiataFerussac 1822
superorderPholadiformiiGray 1854
orderPholadidaGray 1854
superfamilyMyoidea(Lamarck 1809)
familyCorbulidaeLamarck 1818
genusCaryocorbula(Gardner 1926)
speciescaribaea(d'Orbigny 1845)

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