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Myrtea (Myrtea) scopularis

Bivalvia - Lucinida - Lucinidae

Taxonomy
Lucina scopularis was named by Casey (1903) [DISTRIBUTION: Early Oligocene; Gulf Coastal Plain.]. Its type specimen is USNM 481671, a shell, and it is not a trace fossil.

It was recombined as Myrtea (Myrtea) scopularis by Dockery (1982).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1903Lucina scopularis Casey pp. 263-264
1982Myrtea (Myrtea) scopularis Dockery p. 58

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
RankNameAuthor
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
CardioniFerussac 1822
LucinidiaGray 1854
orderLucinida(Stoliczka 1871)
superfamilyLucinoideaFleming 1828
familyLucinidaeFleming 1828
genusMyrteaTurton 1822
subgenusMyrteaTurton 1822
speciesscopularis(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