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Scapharca (Scapharca) delicatula

Bivalvia - Arcida - Arcidae

Taxonomy
Arca delicatula was named by Casey (1903) [DISTRIBUTION: Early Oligocene; Gulf Coastal Plain.]. Its type specimen is ANSP 997, a shell, and it is not a trace fossil.

It was recombined as Anadara (Scapharca) delicatula by Schenck and Reinhart (1938); it was recombined as Scapharca (Scapharca) delicatula by Dockery (1982).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1903Arca delicatula Casey p. 265
1938Anadara (Scapharca) delicatula Schenck and Reinhart pp. 60-62
1982Scapharca (Scapharca) delicatula Dockery p. 33

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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
subfamilyAnadarinaeReinhart 1935
genusScapharcaGray 1847
subgenusScapharcaGray 1847
speciesdelicatula(Casey 1903)

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