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Glycymeris arctata

Bivalvia - Arcida - Glycymerididae

Taxonomy
Pectunculus arctatus was named by Conrad (1848) [DISTRIBUTION: Early Oligocene; Gulf Coastal Plain.]. Its type specimen is ANSP 30647, a shell, and it is not a trace fossil.

It was recombined as Axinaea arctatus by Conrad (1854); it was recombined as Axinaea arctata by Conrad (1866); it was recombined as Glycymeris arctata by Dall (1898) and Dockery (1982).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1848Pectunculus arctatus Conrad p. 294
1854Axinaea arctatus Conrad p. 287
1866Axinaea arctata Conrad p. 27
1898Glycymeris arctata Dall p. 607
1982Glycymeris arctata Dockery p. 38

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
RankNameAuthor
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassPteriomorphia(Beurlen 1944)
OstreomorphiFerussac 1822
ArcioniGray 1854
orderArcida(Stoliczka 1871)
superfamilyArcoidea(Lamarck 1809)
familyGlycymerididaeNewton 1922
genusGlycymerisDa Costa 1778
speciesarctata(Conrad 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