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Dendostrea frons

Bivalvia - Ostreida - Ostreidae

Taxonomy
Mytilus frons was named by Linnaeus (1758). It is extant.

It was recombined as Ostrea frons by Richards et al. (1969); it was recombined as Lopha frons by Woodring (1982); it was recombined as Dendostrea frons by Rosenberg (2005).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1758Mytilus frons Linnaeus
1925Ostrea (Lopha) folioides Woodring p. 61 figs. pl. 7, figs. 3-5
1969Ostrea frons Richards et al. p. 4
1982Lopha frons Woodring p. 613
2005Dendostrea frons Rosenberg

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassPteriomorphia(Beurlen 1944)
RankNameAuthor
OstreomorphiFerussac 1822
OstreioniFerussac 1822
OstreataFerussac 1822
superorderOstreiformiiFerussac 1822
orderOstreida(FĂ«russac 1822)
suborderOstreidina(Ferussac 1822)
superfamilyOstreoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyOstreidaeRafinesque 1815
subfamilyOstreinaeRafinesque 1815
genusDendostreaSwainson 1835
speciesfrons(Linnaeus 1758)

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