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Macrocallista maculata

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Taxonomy
Venus maculata was named by Linnaeus (1758) [DISTRIBUTION: Pleistocene-Recent; Western Atlantic.]. It is extant.

It was recombined as Macrocallista (Chionella) maculata by Vaughn (1921) and Anderson (1929); it was recombined as Macrocallista (Paradione) maculata by Gardner (1926) and Woodring (1982); it was recombined as Callista (Callista) maculata by Palmer (1926); it was recombined as Callista maculata by Oinomikado (1939); it was recombined as Macrocallista (Macrocallista) maculata by Olsson and Harbison (1953); it was recombined as Macrocallista maculata by Brown and Pilsbry (1911), Olsson (1922) and Mikkelsen and Bieler (2008).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1758Venus maculata Linnaeus p. 686
1855Cytherea (Meretrix) dariena Conrad p. 72 figs. pl. 45, fig. 21
1911Macrocallista maculata Brown and Pilsbry p. 370
1921Macrocallista (Chionella) maculata Vaughn
1922Macrocallista maculata Olsson p. 234
1926Macrocallista (Paradione) maculata Gardner p. 160
1926Callista (Callista) maculata Palmer pp. 77, 78
1929Macrocallista (Chionella) maculata Anderson p. 170
1939Callista maculata Oinomikado p. 629
1953Macrocallista (Macrocallista) maculata Olsson and Harbison p. 109
1982Macrocallista (Paradione) maculata Woodring p. 689
2008Macrocallista maculata Mikkelsen and Bieler

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
RankNameAuthor
CardioniFerussac 1822
CardiidiaFerussac 1822
CardiataFerussac 1822
superorderCardiiformiiFerussac 1822
orderCardiidaFerussac 1822
suborderCardiidinaFerussac 1822
Veneroidei(Gray 1854)
VeneroiteiGray 1854
superfamilyVeneroidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyVeneridaeRafinesque 1815
genusMacrocallistaMeek 1876
speciesmaculata(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