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Agriopoma (Pitarella) chiraensis

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Taxonomy
Pitar (Pitarella) chiraensis was named by Olsson (1931). It is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is 3-4 miles north of Casa Saman, Chira Valley, which is in a Priabonian marine shale/ash in the Chira Formation of Peru.

It was recombined as Pitar chiraensis by Olsson (1931) and Olsson and Richards (1961); it was recombined as Agriopoma (Pitarella) chiraensis by Hendy et al. (2008).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1931Pitar chiraensis Olsson pp. 152-153 figs. 19: 7
1961Pitar chiraensis Olsson and Richards p. 7
2008Agriopoma (Pitarella) chiraensis Hendy et al.

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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)
genusAgriopomaDall 1902
subgenusPitarella
specieschiraensis()

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