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Crassatella cygnea

Bivalvia - Carditida - Crassatellidae

Taxonomy
Mactra cygnea was named by Chemnitz (1782) [DISTRIBUTION: Eocene; Paris Basin.]. It is not a trace fossil.

It was recombined as Crassatella cygnea by Wingard (1993).

Synonyms
  • Crassatella turgida was named by Lamarck (1805) [DISTRIBUTION: Eocene; Paris Basin.]. It is not a trace fossil.

    It was synonymized subjectively with Crassatella cygnea by Wingard (1993).
  • Crassatella gibba was named by Lamarck (1801) [DISTRIBUTION: Eocene; Paris Basin.]. It is not a trace fossil.

    It was synonymized subjectively with Crassatella cygnea by Wingard (1993).
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1782Mactra cygnea Chemnitz figs. pl. 21, fig, 206
1801Crassatella gibba Lamarck p. 119
1805Crassatella turgida Lamarck pp. 408-409
1993Crassatella cygnea Wingard p. 51

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classBivalvia
Eubivalvia
RankNameAuthor
subclassAutobranchia(Groblen 1894)
infraclassHeteroconchia(Cox 1960)
CardiomorphiFerussac 1822
CarditioniDall 1889
orderCarditida(Dall 1889)
superfamilyCrassatelloidea(Férussac 1822)
familyCrassatellidaeFérussac 1822
genusCrassatellaLamarck 1799
speciescygnea(Chemnitz 1782)

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