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Chama (Psilopus) mississippiensis

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Chamidae

Taxonomy
Chama mississippiensis was named by Conrad (1848) [DISTRIBUTION: Early Oligocene; Gulf Coastal Plain.]. Its type specimen is ANSP 30655, a shell, and it is not a trace fossil.

It was recombined as Chama (Cipliacella) mississippiensis by Dockery (1977); it was recombined as Chama (Psilopus) mississippiensis by Dockery (1982).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1848Chama mississippiensis Conrad p. 294
1977Chama (Cipliacella) mississippiensis Dockery pp. 121-122
1982Chama (Psilopus) mississippiensis Dockery p. 62

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
CardioniFerussac 1822
RankNameAuthor
CardiidiaFerussac 1822
CardiataFerussac 1822
superorderCardiiformiiFerussac 1822
orderCardiidaFerussac 1822
suborderCardiidinaFerussac 1822
Veneroidei(Gray 1854)
VeneroiteiGray 1854
superfamilyChamoidea(Blainville 1825)
familyChamidaeBlainville 1825
genusChama
subgenusPsilopus(Poli 1795)
speciesmississippiensis(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