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Timoclea grus

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Veneridae

Taxonomy
Tapes grus was named by Holmes (1858) [DISTRIBUTION: Virginia-Mexico; Early Pliocene-Recent.]. It is extant.

It was recombined as Chione (Timoclea) grus by Dall (1903), Gardner (1943) and Olsson and Harbison (1953); it was recombined as Chione grus by Olsson (1922); it was recombined as Chione (Chione) grus by Palmer (1926); it was recombined as Timoclea grus by Hendy et al. (2008).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1858Tapes grus Holmes p. 37 figs. pl. 7, fig. 5
1903Chione (Timoclea) grus Dall p. 1299
1922Chione grus Olsson p. 248
1926Chione (Chione) grus Palmer p. 156
1943Chione (Timoclea) grus Gardner p. 128
1953Chione (Timoclea) grus Olsson and Harbison p. 113
2008Timoclea grus 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
subfamilyVenerinaeRafinesque 1815
genusTimocleaBrown 1827
speciesgrus(Holmes 1858)

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