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Lucina (Callucina) choctavensis

Bivalvia - Lucinida - Lucinidae

Taxonomy
Lucina choctavensis was named by Meyer (1886) [DISTRIBUTION: Early Oligocene; Gulf Coastal Plain.]. Its type specimen is USNM 644600, a shell, and it is not a trace fossil.

It was synonymized subjectively with Myrtaea (Myrtaea) curta by Dall (1903); it was recombined as Lucina (Callucina) choctavensis by Bretsky (1976) and Dockery (1982).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1886Lucina choctavensis Meyer p. 80
1976Lucina (Callucina) choctavensis Bretsky p. 235
1982Lucina (Callucina) choctavensis Dockery p. 55

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
RankNameAuthor
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
CardioniFerussac 1822
LucinidiaGray 1854
orderLucinida(Stoliczka 1871)
superfamilyLucinoideaFleming 1828
familyLucinidaeFleming 1828
subfamilyLucininaeFleming 1828
genusLucina(Dall 1901)
subgenusCallucina
specieschoctavensis(Meyer 1886)

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