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Unio bitumen

Bivalvia - Unionida - Unionidae

Taxonomy
Unio bitumen was named by Cooke (1919) [DISTRIBUTION: ?Oligocene-Miocene; Caribbean.]. Its type specimen is USNM 167063, a shell, and it is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is USNM 3652, 5312, which is in a Miocene coastal tar in Cuba.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1919Unio bitumen Cooke p. 130 figs. pl. 9, fig. 3
1960Unio bitumen Barrios p. 244

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
RankNameAuthor
UniomorphiGray 1854
UnioniGray 1854
UnionataGray 1854
orderUnionida(Stoliczka 1871)
suborderUnionidinaGray 1854
superfamilyUnionoidea(Fleming 1828)
familyUnionidaeRafinesque 1820
subfamilyUnioninaeFleming 1828
genusUnioPhilipsson 1788
speciesbitumen

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