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Eritropis opiformis

Bivalvia - Protobranchia - Eritropidae

Taxonomy
Isoarca opiformis was named by Tate (1896). It is not a trace fossil. It is the type species of Eritropis.

It was recombined as Eritropis opiformis by Pojeta and Gilbert-Tomlinson (1977).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1896Isoarca opiformis Tate p. 108 figs. pl. 2 f. 16a-b
1977Eritropis opiformis Pojeta and Gilbert-Tomlinson pp. 12-13 figs. pl. 1 f. 1-9; pl. 2 f. 11-13

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
RankNameAuthor
orderProtobranchiaPelseneer 1889
superorderNuculaniformiiCarter et al. 2000
orderAfghanodesmatida
superfamilyAfghanodesmatoideaScarlato and Starobogatov 1979
familyEritropidaeCope 2000
genusEritropis
speciesopiformis()

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