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Denticelox tortuosa

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Pterineidae

Taxonomy
Palaearca tortuosa was named by Tate (1896). It is not a trace fossil. It is the type species of Denticelox.

It was recombined as Denticelox tortuosa by Pojeta and Gilbert-Tomlinson (1977).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1896Palaearca tortuosa Tate p. 109 figs. pl. 3 f. 31
1977Denticelox tortuosa Pojeta and Gilbert-Tomlinson pp. 25-26 figs. pl. 21 f. 8; pl. 22 f. 1-6

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
RankNameAuthor
infraclassPteriomorphia(Beurlen 1944)
OstreomorphiFerussac 1822
OstreioniFerussac 1822
OstreataFerussac 1822
superorderOstreiformiiFerussac 1822
orderOstreida(FĂ«russac 1822)
suborderMalleidinaGray 1854
familyPterineidae
genusDenticelox
speciestortuosa()

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