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Acesta bibbyi

Bivalvia - Pectinida - Limidae

Taxonomy
Acesta bibbyi was named by Stilwell and Zinsmeister (1992) [DISTRIBUTION: Eocene; Seymour Island, Antarctica.]. It is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is La Meseta Fm Telm 2, which is in a Ypresian coastal sandstone/claystone in the La Meseta Formation of Antarctica.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1992Acesta bibbyi Stilwell and Zinsmeister p. 61 figs. pl. 4, figs. g, i

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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
orderPectinida(Gray 1854)
suborderAnomiidinaGray 1854
Limoidei(Moore 1952)
superfamilyLimoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyLimidaeRafinesque 1815
genusAcestaAdams and Adams 1858
speciesbibbyi

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