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Sportella oblonga

Bivalvia - Cardiida - Sportellidae

Taxonomy
Kellia oblonga was named by Conrad (1848) [DISTRIBUTION: Early Oligocene; Gulf Coastal Plain.]. It is not a trace fossil.

It was recombined as Scintilla oblonga by Conrad (1865); it was recombined as Sportella oblonga by Dockery (1982).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1848Kellia oblonga Conrad p. 125
1865Scintilla oblonga Conrad p. 9
1982Sportella oblonga Dockery p. 64

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
RankNameAuthor
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
CardioniFerussac 1822
CardiidiaFerussac 1822
CardiataFerussac 1822
superorderCardiiformiiFerussac 1822
orderCardiidaFerussac 1822
suborderLeptonidinaDall 1889
superfamilyCyamioidea(Philippi 1845)
familySportellidaeDall 1899
genusSportellaDeshayes 1858
speciesoblonga(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