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Callista (Microcallista) proxima

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Taxonomy
Cytherea proxima was named by Deshayes (1857) [DISTRIBUTION: Eocene; western Europe.]. It is not a trace fossil.

It was recombined as Macrocallista proxima by Hassan (1953); it was recombined as Callista proxima by Glibert (1985); it was recombined as Callista (Microcallista) proxima by Le Renard and Pacaud (1995).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1857Cytherea proxima Deshayes pp. 435-436 figs. pl. 30, figs. 31-34
1953Macrocallista proxima Hassan p. 22
1985Callista proxima Glibert
1995Callista (Microcallista) proxima Le Renard and Pacaud p. 71

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
CardioniFerussac 1822
RankNameAuthor
CardiidiaFerussac 1822
CardiataFerussac 1822
superorderCardiiformiiFerussac 1822
orderCardiidaFerussac 1822
suborderCardiidinaFerussac 1822
Veneroidei(Gray 1854)
VeneroiteiGray 1854
superfamilyVeneroidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyVeneridaeRafinesque 1815
subfamilyCallocardiinae(Dall 1895)
genusCallistaPoli 1791
subgenusMicrocallista(Stewart 1930)
speciesproxima()

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