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Crassatella tumidula

Bivalvia - Carditida - Crassatellidae

Taxonomy
Crassatella tumidula was named by Whitfield (1865) [DISTRIBUTION: Paleocene; Gulf Coastal Plain.]. Its type specimen is CNHM UC-24476, a shell, and it is not a trace fossil.

It was recombined as Crassatellites tumidulus by Gardner (1945).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1865Crassatella tumidula Whitfield p. 267 figs. pl. 27, fig. 16
1945Crassatellites tumidulus Gardner p. 91
1993Crassatella tumidula Wingard p. 68

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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
speciestumidulaWhitfield 1865

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