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Cunearca lesueuri

Bivalvia - Arcida - Arcidae

Taxonomy
Arca (Scapharca) lesueuri was named by Dall (1848) [DISTRIBUTION: Early Oligocene; Gulf Coastal Plain.]. Its type specimen is ANSP 30682, a shell, and it is not a trace fossil.

It was recombined as Scapharca lesueuri by Cooke (1918); it was recombined as Anadara (Scapharca) lesueuri by Schenck and Reinhart (1938); it was recombined as Arca lesueuri by MacNeil (1944); it was synonymized subjectively with Anadara (Rasia) mississippiensis by Woodring (1973); it was recombined as Scapharca (Scapharca) lesueuri by Dockery (1982); it was recombined as Cunearca lesueuri by Ward (1992).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1848Arca (Scapharca) lesueuri Dall p. 643
1918Scapharca lesueuri Cooke p. 197
1938Anadara (Scapharca) lesueuri Schenck and Reinhart pp. 7, 20
1944Arca lesueuri MacNeil p. 1335
1982Scapharca (Scapharca) lesueuri Dockery p. 34
1992Cunearca lesueuri Ward p. 53

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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
genusCunearcaGray 1847
specieslesueuri(Dall 1848)

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