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Macrocallista (Macrocallista) nimbosa

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Taxonomy
Venus nimbosa was named by Solander (1786) [DISTRIBUTION: Pliocene-Recent; Western Atlantic.]. It is extant. It is the type species of Macrocallista, Macrocallista (Macrocallista).

It was recombined as Macrocallista nimbosa by Dall (1903); it was recombined as Callista (Callista) nimbosa by Palmer (1926); it was recombined as Macrocallista (Macrocallista) nimbosa by Olsson and Harbison (1953), Olsson and Harbison (1953) and Woodring (1982).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1786Venus nimbosa Solander p. 175
1903Macrocallista nimbosa Dall p. 1254
1926Callista (Callista) nimbosa Palmer p. 84
1953Macrocallista (Macrocallista) nimbosa Olsson and Harbison p. 109
1982Macrocallista (Macrocallista) nimbosa Woodring

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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
genusMacrocallistaMeek 1876
subgenusMacrocallistaMeek 1876
speciesnimbosa(Solander 1786)

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