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Arca (Arca) subprotracta

Bivalvia - Arcida - Arcidae

Taxonomy
Arca subprotracta was named by Heilprin (1881) [DISTRIBUTION: Early Oligocene; Gulf Coastal Plain.]. Its type specimen is ANSP 30649, a shell, and it is not a trace fossil.

It was recombined as Arca (Arca) subprotracta by Dockery (1982).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1881Arca subprotracta Heilprin p. 449
1982Arca (Arca) subprotracta Dockery p. 29

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
RankNameAuthor
infraclassPteriomorphia(Beurlen 1944)
OstreomorphiFerussac 1822
ArcioniGray 1854
orderArcida(Stoliczka 1871)
superfamilyArcoidea(Lamarck 1809)
familyArcidaeLamarck 1809
genusArca
subgenusArcaLinnaeus 1758
speciessubprotracta(Heilprin 1881)

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