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Ctenodonta macalesteri

Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Ctenodontidae

Taxonomy
Ctenodonta macalesteri was named by Pojeta and Gilbert-Tomlinson (1977). Its type specimen is UT 80908, a shell, and it is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is Locality 74. Bubs hill, south of Lyell Highway, 19 kilometers east-southeast of Queenstown, which is in a Gisbornian transition zone/lower shoreface limestone in the Gordon Limestone Formation of Australia.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1977Ctenodonta macalesteri Pojeta and Gilbert-Tomlinson pp. 9-10 figs. pl. 3 f. 6-7

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
RankNameAuthor
orderProtobranchiaPelseneer 1889
superorderNuculiformiiDall 1889
orderSolemyidaNewell 1965
superfamilySolemyoideaAdams and Adams 1857
familyCtenodontidaeDall 1889
genusCtenodontaSalter 1852
speciesmacalesteri

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