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Arca (Arca) patagonica

Bivalvia - Arcida - Arcidae

Taxonomy
Arca patagonica was named by Ihering (1897) [DISTRIBUTION: Oligocene-Miocene; Chile, Argentina.]. It is not a trace fossil.

It was synonymized subjectively with Arca umbonata by Parodiz (1996); it was recombined as Arca (Arca) patagonica by Frassinetti and Covacevich (1999).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1897Arca patagonica Ihering p. 235 figs. pl. 4, fig. 25
1999Arca (Arca) patagonica Frassinetti and Covacevich p. 17

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
RankNameAuthor
infraclassPteriomorphia(Beurlen 1944)
OstreomorphiFerussac 1822
ArcioniGray 1854
orderArcida(Stoliczka 1871)
superfamilyArcoidea(Lamarck 1809)
familyArcidaeLamarck 1809
genusArca
subgenusArcaLinnaeus 1758
speciespatagonica(Ihering 1897)

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