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Crassostrea contracta

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Ostreidae

Taxonomy
Ostrea contracta was named by Conrad (1865) [DISTRIBUTION: Eocene; Gulf Coast.]. It is not a trace fossil.

It was recombined as Crassostrea contracta by Palmer and Brann (1965).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1865Ostrea contracta Conrad p. 269
1965Crassostrea contracta Palmer and Brann p. 112

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
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
genusCrassostreaSacco 1897
speciescontracta(Conrad 1865)

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